Erik is the General Manager of Reddit, the self-proclaimed “front page of the Internet”. Erik took over the reins of Reddit in 2008 from the original founders and has been responsible for managing it through it’s extraordinary growth to one of the largest and most influential web properties in the world, with over 2 billion page views a month as of December 2011. Under Martin's lead, Reddit was instrumental in organizing opposition to proposed SOPA and PIPA antipiracy laws, even going dark in protest along with other sites on Jan. 18.