Eric is Chief Legal Officer of NielsenIQ. Eric is responsible for managing NielsenIQ’s global team that leads commercial contract negotiations, litigation, competition issues, cybersecurity, privacy, intellectual property, government affairs, and general legal matters.
Eric was previously Deputy Chief Legal Officer for Nielsen Holdings PLC from 2014-2019. From 2010 to 2014, Eric led Nielsen Media’s global legal team as General Counsel, Global Media.
From 2007 to 2010, Eric was regional counsel for Nielsen’s business in Asia/Pacific. During that time, Eric spent one year based in our Sydney office, and the remainder based in Shanghai, as Chief Counsel for Greater China.
In his previous position within Nielsen, Eric was based in New York City as Assistant General Counsel for Nielsen Business Media, the publisher of Billboard Magazine, The Hollywood Reporter, Adweek, and more than fifty other business media properties.
Eric received a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Florida in 1993, a Juris Doctorate from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City in 1996, and he completed the Stanford University Executive Program in 2014. Eric has served on the NCSolutions board of directors from 2018 to 2021, and he is currently a board member of Nielsen Innovate, our technology incubator fund in Israel.