Back to Mobile View
Subscribe to the CrunchBase Daily for the latest on Fundings, Acquisitions, and Startup Events


Duke University, BA

Current Companies


Former Companies

Board of Directors
President & CEO

Web Presences


Chip Brian

Chip Brian is an entrepreneur/executive with extensive experience providing vision, operating management, and technology solutions to companies in the financial information services industry.

Mr. Brian is the Founder and CEO of SmarTrend.® In addition to founding SmarTrend, Mr. Brian serves as President and CEO of its parent company, Comtex News Network, Inc..

Previously, Mr. Brian held management positions with corporations including Nyfix Incorporated, the BNY Brokerage division of The Bank of New York, and, a Yahoo company.

He also serves on the Board of Directors of Comtex; was formerly on the Board of gdgt; is Chairman of the Boy Scouts of America Greater New York Council, and President of the Trinity School Alumni Giving Board.

Mr. Brian graduated from Duke University, and lives in NYC with his wife and sons.

Recent Milestones



Edit This Page
Last Edited 12/24/11

Revision History RSS Picture


Share this page on Twitter or Facebook:
Or copy this code to embed a widget: customize »

External Links

CrunchBase API


Become a Sponsor
Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Licensing Policy