Eric Edelson is the CEO of Fireclay Tile in San Francisco, CA. He joined Fireclay in January 2009 to help reshape the company into a leading, growing, profitable design brand. Fireclay focuses on both residential and commercial projects that span from small decorative pieces to massive projects for folks like Google, Whole Foods, and Starbucks.
In this role, he runs all aspects of our business, growing Fireclay from 21 to over 150 team members while helping to disintermediate the tile world by bringing our products direct from maker to your home or project.
Before Fireclay, he graduated from the Stanford Graduate School of Business (’07). He previously specialized in biopharmaceutical and medtech investing at Lehman Brothers as part of a 3-person team making venture capital and special situations investments. He is passionate about helping others and finding unique solutions to really big problems in sustainability, “green” technology, and healthcare. He loves challenging the status quo and supporting small business and is passionate about B Corps.