Brian is a co-founder of Tribeca Venture Partners. Prior to starting Tribeca Venture Partners, Brian was a founder and Managing Director of GSA Venture Partners, formerly the venture arm of Greenhill & Co (NYSE: GHL). Prior to GSAVP, Brian was a Principal at Sterling Venture Partners and a Vice President at ABN AMRO Private Equity. Prior investments at prior funds include YellowJacket (acquired by InterContinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE)), KnowledgeStorm (acquired by TechTarget (NASDAQ: TTGT)), eCredit (acquired by Fidelity Ventures), OpenWave Systems (NASDAQ: OPWV) and Daleen Technologies (NASDAQ: DALN).
Brian is currently a board member or responsible for the investments in Coinsetter, CrowdTap, Flat World Knowledge, FTRANS, HomeSphere, Just Sing It, Lendio, Pontiflex, RealDirect, ShopKeep, Spanfeller Media Group, and Vook.
Brian serves on the Board of Directors of the New York Venture Capital Association (NYVCA) where he founded the Ingenuity Conference, one of NY’s largest annual venture events. He is also a co-founder and Organizer of the NYC Turing Fellows Program. Brian has a BA in economics and American studies from Brandeis University.