Eric Harris

President & COO
Cheddar

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Eric Harris is the President & COO at Cheddar, the leading post-cable news, media, and entertainment company.  Cheddar broadcasts two live video news networks: Cheddar Business covering the most innovative executives, founders, products, and technologies transforming our lives; and Cheddar News, a fast-paced, young, non-partisan general news and headline news network.

Prior to Cheddar, Eric was BuzzFeed’s Chief Business Operations Officer and was responsible for all business operations and a global team that spanned sales strategy & planning, marketing, research, events, ad product, account management, ad operations, social discovery, client analytics, and project management.  Eric started at BuzzFeed as the 6th employee and left the company of over 1,000 employees 7 years later.

Eric has also worked as VP of Product Management at Operative Media, where he helped to build their best of breed Advertising Management platform, and as Director of Operations at Washingtonpost.com after spending several years doing consulting work at Price Waterhouse.

Eric has an MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University and lives with his wife, two children, and labradoodle in Brooklyn.

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