ERIC COHEN is the EVP, Chief Development Officer at InterDigital, leading a combined business strategy and corporate development organization. In addition to leading acquisitions, strategic investments and the strategic growth roadmap for InterDigital, Mr. Cohen works to identify and develop industry relationships that will enable the company to continue to lead in existing technologies and to expand into new areas within the mobile ecosystem.
Most recently, Mr. Cohen served as the Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Dolby Laboratories Inc., where he oversaw corporate development, mergers and acquisitions and corporate strategy. Prior to Dolby, Mr. Cohen was a managing director at Cowen Group, Inc., and he previously held positions at J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Cohen’s deep background in investment banking includes strategic transactions and financings across a broad range of industries. He sits on the Board of Directors of 7digital Group plc, and previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Via Licensing Corporation and as a Director of DTS Inc. Mr. Cohen holds an MBA from Stanford University as well as a B.Sc. degree from Brown University.