Brian is on the founding team of SkillSlate.com, a VC-backed company in the local services space, where he leads product management & marketing.
While in business school, he worked as a VC intern at Canaan Partners, a venture capital firm specializing in early-stage information technology and life sciences investments with $2.4B of capital under management.
Previously, Brian spent several years in the local and e-commerce space at Yahoo!. As Product Manager for Yahoo! Real Estate, he helped grow the online property to the #1 most visited real estate website (up from #14 at his start date). Concurrently, he helped several other Yahoo! businesses gain market share by serving as Team Lead for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) across the $1B Local Marketplaces & Commerce division. Brian also previously started two companies; an online ticket brokerage company (EventTicketsNow.com) and a private equity company (Keroch Inc.) that successfully acquired three web businesses.
Brian earned his MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business, and his BS in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.
Co-Head of Marketing & General Manager
Co-Founder, Product & Marketing
Oct, 2009 - Dec, 2011
Oct, 2009 - Apr, 2010
Product Manager / SEO Team Lead
2004 - Jan, 2008
Aug, 2001 - Aug, 2005