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 Alcor Investment Advisory Board and for a time became deeply involved in cryonicist politics.
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 in the 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 and contributing to IMS - an employee scheduling software venture, Eric moved on to launch the web hosting company, Colossus, Inc. In 1995, Eric created, 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.