Eric is an experienced meetings industry professional with over 30 years of experience. In his role as Principal Consultant and Founder with Kingstad Event Technologists, he helps organizations of all sizes discover, implement, and manage the right event technology solutions for their in- person and virtual events. His career journey spans the spectrum of the live event industry from hotels and venues to event planning to event technology.
Beyond launching Kingstad Event Technologists in 2010 his experience includes roles as the founder and CEO of Kingstad Meeting Centers, a small chain of event venues in the Pacific Northwest; CEO of two destination marketing organizations; and a variety of positions in Convention Services, Sales, and Marketing for Marriott Hotels & Resorts. He offers a unique personal perspective that helps his clients solve problems, learn about new opportunities and explore new ways of doing business.