Eric retired from the Mass. State Police in 2016 after 23 years of service, 18 as a Bomb Technician and 3-time Explosive Detection K9 handler. With over 3,000 bomb-related responses from dignitary protection to terrorist attack response. In 2015, he founded OPS15, a network, of experienced first responders that provide expertise and training to agencies and companies around the globe. OPS15 developed innovative security by deploying mobile X-Ray systems, detection K9’s, and experienced operators offering protection previously unavailable in the private sector. In 2017, Eric formed 6 WATCH with a team of progressive thinkers where a new product and capability stands to change the way first responders do the important work of protecting others. Eric is also the owner and President of Render Safe Solutions, a Counter IED think tank, and product developer.
Eric has spent the last 20 years working with capital equipment for both security and industrial automation.
16 of these years were spent on the core product and software development teams responsible for complex, real-time X-ray scanning equipment installed at ports, borders and other critical infrastructure.
More recently Eric has taken venture in industrial robotics and automation where 100% safety and reliability goals are mandated.
Eric brings an extensive background in various engineering disciplines, software architecture and product design, development and integration.
US Air Force veteran with 24 years of experience providing infrastructure, data center, telecommunications, disaster recovery planning, and cyber security technology in multi-billion dollar financial companies.