Brent Hill is a partner at Origin Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm.
He serves on the Board of Directors of Shoutlet, Ahalogy, Iris Mobile, and Curiosity.com. He is a board observer at DialogTech, Windsor Circle, Apptentive, and Botlenose.
Previous investments include Grubhub (NYSE: GRUB), Tubemogul (NASD: TUBE), Bump, and SHIFT.
Prior to joining Origin, Brent led the Central Region sales organization for Twitter - opening their first business office in the Midwest in 2010.
Prior to joining Twitter, he was the head of Financial Services for Google (Chicago). Brent joined Google after his previous company, Feedburner, was acquired by Google in 2007.
Before joining Feedburner, Brent was the President of Classic Kids, a national network of high-end family portrait studios. He was an entrepreneur-in-residence at OCA Ventures, and was an EVP with a unit of Interactive Corp.
He previously co-founded MVP.com, an online sporting goods retailer. Brent started his career with Accenture, where he spent 10 years developing CRM software for the telecom industry.
Brent received a B.S. in Finance from Bradley University, where he was captain of the golf team. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he serves as a judge for the annual New Venture Challenge. He’s a member of the Executives’ Club of Chicago.
An avid runner and cyclist, Brent has completed 14 marathons – including three of the World Marathon Majors (Chicago, Boston, NY) - and qualified to represent Team USA at the 2014 Duathlon World Championships in Spain.
|May 18, 2016||Business Wire - IOT Thought Leader and Veteran Entrepreneur Joins Board of Performance Content Marketing Solution Ahalogy|
|Dec 16, 2015||PRWeb Sitemap - Connor Sports Presents the Inaugural Lauren Hill Connor Sports Award at Mount St. Joseph University|
|Nov 13, 2014||Tech Cocktail - Chicago Made: Learning Marketplace Curiosity.com Announces Funding|
|Jan 22, 2014||FinSMEs - Ahalogy Secures $3.1M in Series A Financing|
|Jan 20, 2014||Feld Thoughts - #boston2014 – Running This Year’s Boston Marathon|
|Jan 7, 2014||TechCrunch - Pinterest Marketing Platform Ahalogy Scores $3 Million Series A By Helping Brands With Content & Optimizations|
|Nov 26, 2013||TechCrunch - Wire, A Would-Be Snapchat Competitor From Ex-Amazon Engineers, Raises $1.8 Million|
|Nov 21, 2013||FinSMEs - Origin Ventures Closes Third Fund at $47M|