Eric Partaker

Co-CEO of Chilango, High Performance Expert


Eric has been named “CEO of the Year” at the 2019 Business Excellence Awards, one of the “Top 30 Entrepreneurs in the UK” by Startups Magazine, and among “Britain’s 27 Most Disruptive Entrepreneurs” by The Telegraph. His work has featured on over 7 major TV stations, in the Wall Street Journal, and The Economist. He has also appeared as a guest judge on The Apprentice.

Eric is one of 300 people worldwide certified as a High Performance Coach, by the High Performance Institute. He has also completed a coaching certification and apprenticeship with Professor BJ Fogg, who leads Stanford University’s Behavior Design Lab. Through his site he helps people realize their full potential, closing the gap between who they’re capable of being and who they actually are.

As Co-Founder, Co-CEO, and Brand Evangelist at Chilango, Eric oversees overall company strategy, operations, and marketing as well as product, brand, and culture development. Chilango has been described by Elite Business Magazine as “arguably the most exciting fast food company of the decade” and profiled as one of the “Best Chain Restaurants Around the World” by Conde Naste Traveler. It is also the most successfully crowdfunded restaurant chain in the world.

Prior to Chilango Eric helped build Skype’s multi-billion dollar success story, served as the Managing Director of a Norwegian non-profit focused on stimulating entrepreneurship, and started his career as a consultant with McKinsey & Company.