Eric Hahn

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Eric Hahn is an American entrepreneur who founded an early e-mail-based groupware company called Collabra Software in 1992. Netscape acquired Collabra in 1995, and in 1997 Hahn became Netscape's CTO. According to SEC filings Hahn netted approximately $29 million from sales in Netscape stock.[1]

Hahn also co-founded Lookout Software, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2004.[2]

Hahn received his bachelor's degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute[3] in 1980.[4]

Mr. Hahn currently lives in Palo Alto, California with his wife and two sons.


  1. ^ Melanie Warner (1998-11-09). "Eric Hahn's New, Perfect Life". CNN. 
  2. ^ Joris Evers (2004-07-16). "Microsoft Scoops Up Search Company". PC World. 
  3. ^ Worcester Polytechnic Institute (1999-04-09). "Technology Innovator Eric Hahn is WPI's Commencement Speaker". Worcester Polytechnic Institute. 
  4. ^ Ray Bert, Alan Earles, Bonnie Gelbwasser, Joan Killough-Miller, Roger N. Perry Jr., Ruth Trask (October 1996). "Ten Lives Changed: Eric Hahn '80". WPI Journal. 

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