Other responsibilities that Erich held at UST Global include leading the Creative Sourcing Group, where he created strategies to enter and source from emerging global markets, such as Middle East, Far East and Latin America. Erich also served in leadership roles in global delivery, developing and executing onsite-offshore engagements and aligning them with client-specific standards (e.g. Rational Unified Process).
Prior to joining UST Global, Erich managed and developed global programs at Huddle247, Inc., an Internet Applications Service Provider development company. Huddle247 specialized in online business services for workgroup collaboration and information sharing.
He is a founding member and president-elect of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, Orange County Chapter. Erich is also an active member of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA).
In his spare time, enjoys playing tennis and participating in local running races (5Ks and 10Ks). He also loves playing the guitar, particularly late at night when his new born cannot fall asleep with more conventional methods.
Erich holds a Masters in Business Administration the University of California, Irvine and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona where he obtained the President’s award for outstanding achievements.