Eric Soederberg, president of Sunrise Labs was named the New Hampshire Tech Alliance (Alliance) Entrepreneur of the Year. Soederberg was recognized as the 31st annual Entrepreneur of the Year event last week.
According to the Alliance, Soederberg helped transform Sunrise Labs into a product development services firm. His career includes more than 20 years of product development at Draper Labs and Motorola. He moved to NH in 1999 to join DEKA and brought to market the world’s first iBOT mobility system.
Soederberg joined Sunrise Labs in 2008 and has spearheaded its growth since then. Specializing in medical device and life science instrumentation development, Sunrise is located in Bedford and has 80 employees.
“Eric, through his decades of significant accomplishments, is a life-long entrepreneur who really understands that being successful requires creating a positive corporate culture, and proper work/life balance for his employees. He is dedicated to continuing to grow Sunrise in New Hampshire while engaging in our communities and giving back,” says Gary Sloper, co-chair of the Alliance planning committee and head of global sales and customer service at Oracle.
The Alliance has recognized individuals who make invaluable contributions to NH’s technology and business community for 31 years. During that time, more than 50 entrepreneur winners have developed or grown companies with recognized brands that have employed tens of thousands of people and been major economic drivers for NH.