Eric A. Benhamou is an American business executive. He is the Chairman of the Board of Cypress Semiconductor. as well as the board of directors of 3Com Corp. and Palm, Inc. He served as chief executive officer of Palm Inc. from October 2001 until October 2003, and as chief executive officer of 3Com from 1990 until the end of 2000.
Benhamou co-founded Bridge Communications, an early networking pioneer, and was vice president of engineering until its merger with 3Com in 1987. He is also a member of the board of directors of RealNetworks, Inc. and Silicon Valley Bank. He serves on the executive committee of TechNet and the Computer Science and Technology Board (CSTB). He is the Chief Executive Officer of Benhamou Global Ventures, an investment firm that he established.