Eric Hahn

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Eric Hahn
Born (1960-03-19) March 19, 1960 (age 57)
Residence Palo Alto, California [1]
Children Two sons

Eric Hahn is an American serial entrepreneur and computer software programmer 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.[2]

Career[edit]

Hahn founded Proofpoint, Inc in June 2002 which became a publicly traded company in April 2012.

Hahn also co-founded Lookout Software, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2004.[3]

Hahn received his bachelor's degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute[4] in 1980.[5]

Personal life[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eric Hahn's house in Palo Alto, California (CA), US". Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  2. ^ Melanie Warner (1998-11-09). "Eric Hahn's New, Perfect Life". CNN. 
  3. ^ Joris Evers (2004-07-16). "Microsoft Scoops Up Search Company". PC World. 
  4. ^ Worcester Polytechnic Institute (1999-04-09). "Technology Innovator Eric Hahn is WPI's Commencement Speaker". Worcester Polytechnic Institute. 
  5. ^ 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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