Erin Sharoni is the Chief Product Officer of FOXO Technologies, a biotech startup that aims to optimize human longevity using AI and epigenetic technology. She also serves on the Leadership Team of the Harvard Biotech Club and is a participant in the Harvard Innovation Labs Venture Incubation Program. Erin has worked as the Creative Director for biotech company InsideTracker, the US Deputy Editor of DJ Mag, and as a national media personality and journalist. Her television career as a sports television host and anchor has included roles on CBS Sports Network, Jim Rome on Showtime, and CNBC Sports Biz on NBC Sports Network.
Erin’s unique background makes her a 21st century Renaissance woman. A trained visual artist who began drawing, painting, and sculpting during childhood, her creative endeavors grew to encompass music, writing, acting, science, and technology. Erin’s artwork has been shown at the renowned Sotheby’s gallery in New York City and at the National Arts Club. She is the recipient of multiple Scholastic Gold and Silver Medals for her art and creative writing. Her first feature film role was in Peace After Marriage, which won Best Narrative at Tribeca: All Access (Tribeca Film Festival) in 2010.
At age 13, Erin played the clarinet in a performance at Carnegie Hall. Her love of electronic dance music soon took over, a passion cultivated growing up in the New York club scene amid the influence of local house and techno legends Frankie Knuckles, Danny Tenaglia, Victor Calderone, and regular visitors like Jeff Mills and Sasha & Digweed. She quickly replaced her clarinet with turntables and crates of vinyl. In 1999 she bought her first set of Technics 1200s and began DJing. Erin’s dance music mixes and original releases can be found here.
Born and raised in New York City, Erin’s passion for sports runs deep. She is a former U.S. Junior Olympic-certified swim coach, personal trainer, and fitness competitor. She holds a Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and is an AANC Certified Nutritional Consultant. Erin also practices the Japanese healing art of reiki, and is Level 2 Reiki certified. She is a Founding Team Member of 4-CT, a philanthropic organization formed to address the COVID-19 crisis working with the Office of the Governor of the state of Connecticut to provide direct aid to community organizations.
Erin spent six years working in finance before making the transition from Wall Street to a full-time career in the creative arts and technology. She worked at two top-tier investment banks, as well as with hedge fund founder Ray Dalio as part of his Core Management Team at Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund.
Her passion for animal welfare, wildlife conservation, and climate change led Erin to do volunteer work with her local Humane Society animal shelter, and she supports organizations like PETA, ASPCA, International Anti-Poaching Foundation, The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Farm Sanctuary, and VASI. She embraces political activism and is passionate about reproductive healthcare rights, social justice, and food system change. Erin is an Advisory Board member of Animal Save Movement, a global animal rights organization that positions itself against all forms of oppression with a compassionate and love-based approach.
Erin holds master’s degree in the field of Biology at Harvard University, where she recieved the Dean’s List Academic Achievement Award, and a BA with Honors in Studio Art from Wesleyan University. She received a professional certificate in Genetics & Genomics from Stanford University’s Genetics & Genomics Certificate Program.
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“The meaning of life is to find your gift.
The purpose of life is to give it away.”
– Pablo Picasso