Eric Jeck is a Managing Director of Trident Capital. He joined the firm in 2010 and is focused on supporting Trident’s rapidly growing portfolio companies in the Enterprise Software and Internet Advertising & Marketing areas. Eric led investments in Jobvite and thismoment for Trident, and works with other portfolio companies including 2CheckOut, Syndero and Jiwire.
Eric’s affiliation with Trident began in 2000, first as a co-investor and later as a portfolio company CEO. From 2006 to 2010, Eric founded and was CEO of Perfect Escapes (acquired by Travelzoo), a specialty publisher of luxury travel and lifestyle websites. Earlier, he was CEO of The Intagio Group (acquired by ITEX), a media planning and placement agency and provider of corporate trading services. Previously, Eric worked in private equity as a Managing Director at Wand Partners where he helped to manage $250 million of equity capital. He led investments in companies including the founding and majority ownership of Seedworks and a growth investment in Ensera (acquired by Mitchell/Hellman & Friedman). Eric began his career as an analyst at Wasserstein Perella & Co, where he worked in Mergers and Acquisitions.
Eric received a B.S. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A from the Graduate School of Business at Harvard University. While at Harvard, he worked at Bain Capital and Bain & Company. Eric was raised in Tucson and lives with his family in San Mateo where he is active in the Jewish community. He enjoys cycling, hiking and photography.