Autograph Appoints Head of People from Search by Hanold Associates


Autograph, an NFT platform co-founded by Tom Brady, has appointed Erica Perkins as Head of People. Hanold Associates’ Jason Hanold, Mayank Parikh and Eleanor Tetreault led the search for this Santa Monica-based role.

As Head of People, Erica will create the foundation of Autograph’s new future-focused people strategy, supporting the immense growth of the company. Erica will be responsible for shaping Autograph’s culture and employee experience, ensuring it brings the best possible talent to the company and empowers them to do their best work. In this role, Erica will serve as a member of Autograph’s leadership team and report to COO, CBO and member of the Founding Team, Ted Russell. Prior to joining Autograph, Erica served as the Vice President of People at Fastly.

Autograph is a NFT platform that brings together the most iconic brands and legendary names in sports, entertainment and culture to create unique digital collections and experiences such as one-of-a-kind signed editions and access to exclusive content. Autograph works with legendary names like Wayne Gretzky, Tiger Woods, Simone Biles, Tony Hawk, The Weeknd and more. With a partnership with DraftKings and the support of a world class board of directors, with leaders from entertainment, tech and media, Autograph is poised to become a key player in this new and fast-evolving industry.