Brian joined Battery in 2004 as an Associate. He now oversees investments related to the firm’s Executive in Residence (EIR) program, primarily responsible for developing and maintaining the relationships with executives to partner with on buyout transactions. Most recently, he was involved with recruiting EIR Richard Smith, which resulted in the buyout platform Vero Software (acquired by Hexagon). Brian’s earlier investments include: A Place for Mom (acquired by Warburg Pincus, Angie’s List (NASDAQ: ANGI), DNA Games (acquired BY ZYNGA), Omniture (NASDAQ: OMTR), and SafetyWeb (acquired by Experian).
Prior to Battery, Brian spent five years as a senior associate with The Bowdoin Group, an executive search firm focused on the software and Internet sectors. Earlier in his career, he held regional sales executive positions with Santa Cruz-based UNIX operating system developer SCO, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOX) and Baltimore-based Allegis Group, a $3B technology outsourcing firm. He graduated from Wittenberg University with a BA in Political Science.