Lead, Customer Team
Tulip Interfaces Inc.
Erik Mirandette leads the customer team at Tulip, a three year-old manufacturing software company that spun out of the MIT Media Lab. Tulip has been recognized by industry analysts as top of class in the manufacturing software space, winning Gartner’s “2017 Cool Vendor”, IDC’s “2017 IDC Innovator”, and Frost & Sullivan’s “2017 Entrepreneurial Company of the Year”.
At Tulip, Erik has led the implementation of digital transformation projects for multiple Fortune 500 companies in aerospace and defense, apparel, medical device, pharmaceuticals, consumer electronics, and contract manufacturing. Prior to Tulip, Erik served as a military officer for more than six years, assigned to the AFOSI Strategic Counterintelligence Branch with tours in Afghanistan, Southeast Asia and Japan. He was awarded both the Army and the Air Force Commendation Medals for meritorious service while serving overseas.
Erik, a Tillman Scholar, also spent time in the non-profit space based in North Africa, and in venture capital. Erik holds a BS from the Air Force Academy, an MA from Norwich University, and an MBA from MIT. He is the author of “The Only Road North,” a memoir of his experiences in Africa.