Eric T. Mazzacone is the Principal Director, Strategic Communication & Government Affairs at The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory in Cambridge, MA. Draper is a nonprofit engineering innovation company that designs, develops and deploys advanced technology solutions to government, commercial companies, and academia.
Eric has spent most of his career teaching scientists and engineers how to communicate with accuracy and passion. An experimentalist at heart, Eric transforms the culture of communication at non-profits, large multinational corporations, and major US government agencies, with a simple question: why not? He pushes organizations beyond their traditional communication channels and content to achieve their goals; because being bold and brave is better than being bland and boring.
He holds undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Business – Marketing and Sales. Eric is a decorated veteran of the US Navy.