Eric Herr of Hill retired in 1999 as president and chief operating officer of Autodesk. He has chaired both private and publicly traded companies such as Taleo, WNS, and Workscape. He currently chairs the board of directors of Payscale in Seattle and is on the board of Regulatory Data Corp where he chairs the audit committee. He has chaired the New Hampshire Judicial Council, the Judicial Branch Innovation Commission, and the Governor’s Commission on Innovation, Efficiency, and Transparency. Eric began his career as an economist on the staff of the President’s Council of Economic Advisors and has worked in economic and strategic consulting, publishing, hardware and software, investment management, and business process outsourcing.