LIFEBOAT FOUNDATION PRESIDENT
From 1986-1991, Eric was employed by the Time Trend company - makers of stock analysis software.
A cryonicist since 1989, Eric served a stint as a member of the
Advisory Board and for a time became deeply involved in cryonicist
In 1991, having built-up his modest wage at Time Trend by playing the stock market, Eric retired and moved to Las Vegas.
In 1992, Eric devoted his efforts to the campaign of Libertarian
candidate Tamara Clark for State Senate.
Eric's interest in Libertarian philosophy led him to found The Atlantis
Project. This project's ambitious goal is to create a city
Caribbean Sea named Oceania. A city independent of the limitations
and bureaucratic failures of present day government. In its early
stages, this project gathered a great deal of interest and was covered
by media in the U.S. and across the world.
After selling off his
interests in an on-line matchmaker service to Match.com
and contributing to IMS - an employee scheduling software venture,
Eric moved on to launch the web hosting company, Colossus,
Inc. In 1995, Eric created thelist.com, which
Colossus sold to Mecklermedia/INT Media Group Inc.
The events of 9/11 and a life filled with various experiences and
associations has led Eric Klien to the development of a humanitarian
organization bent on the preservation of human life, against all
odds. And so, to this end, he has founded the Lifeboat Foundation.