Brian joined Battery in 2004 as an associate. Now, he oversees the firm’s executive-in-residence (EIR) program and is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with operating executives involved with Battery’s private-equity investment projects. Brian was involved with earlier Battery investments including 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 $3 billion technology outsourcing firm. He graduated from Wittenberg University with a BA in political science.