Brian brings over 10 years of entrepreneurial experience to Networked Insights, having built several profitable businesses from scratch. He began at Networked Insights when it was an early-stage tech startup as vice president of operations. During that time, the company grew from 10 people to more than 50 in multiple locations. Then, Brian transitioned to vice president of research and development, leading a team of data scientists in developing the company’s next-generation text analytics technologies. While in the role, the company was recognized by Fast Company magazine as one of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World. Today, as vice president of strategic sales initiatives, Brian focuses on identifying new ways to market and sell the company’s platform.

Previously, he was executive director of the Madison Ballet. Over the span of five years, he transformed it from a small performing arts organization with limited exposure, resources and programming into a professional ballet company with regional distinction and wide ranging programs. Brian started his career in personal finance, providing fee-based financial plans to business owners, retirees and executives. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma.

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Brian is a published composer that who once made his living as a lounge lizard playing jazz with a one-man electronic xylophone jazz act in Vail, Colorado.

“I firmly believe and it’s been my experience that luck is the intersection of preparation and opportunity.”

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