Hellweg joined HBR in February 2006 as the organization’s first online hire, and served as the Editor of HBR.org for seven years. During his time at HBR, the site grew from 150k monthly uniques to over 6 million, and has become a leader across social media channels.
Eric led the relaunch of HBR.org in late 2014 and the site has won several awards since the launch, including Best Design from Digiday and the 2016 Webby for Best Business Site.
Prior to joining HBR, Hellweg served as an executive editor at Forrester Research and an online columnist at CNN Money and MIT’s Technology Review. Hellweg was a founding editor of Business 2.0 magazine.
Other previous engagements include writing for publications such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, Wired, SPIN, and many others. Eric is also a musician and has opened up for bands such as the Allman Brothers, Phil Lesh, Levon Helm, North Mississippi All-Stars and more.