Well-known as one of the pioneers of Internet marketing, Brian has been at the forefront of several successful Internet ventures. After launching the first Internet Directory Listing Service in 1995, AAA Internet Promotions, Brian went on to launch Web-Ignite, one of the first SEO companies. After Web-Ignite, Brian then founded ValueClick (NASDQ: VCLK) and was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2000 for eCommerce, the very first year that eCommerce became a category.
Brian has been involved as founder, CEO, and investor of several companies, including ValueClick, Website ASP/Omni Edit, AppShouter, Hispano Info, Make It Work, SeaCoast Yachts, and Visibility Factor. Brian started Local Market Launch to respond to the growing need of local service businesses to launch and expand online.
- 04/30/13 -techcrunch.com