Inspired by the internet revolution, Brian left a career as a commodities trader to pursue opportunities working with the new digital medium in 1997. Over the course of his career, Brian has worked and consulted for dot-com startups (MapQuest.com, SkinIt.com), Web incubators (iDealab), multi-national media companies (Walt Disney, AOL, Warner Bros.), advertising agencies (Deutsch, CP+B, Element79, DDB), and has also launched his own successful startup ventures (Iventus Digital, Safehouse Labs, and Sparkd Mobile).
Often cast as an "account guy," behind the scenes Brian is a creative and strategic thinker who's led cross-functional teams and developed interactive marketing programs for many of the worlds top brands with award winning (The One Show, Webbys, FWA, Cannes) results that have also been featured in Creativity, Communication Arts, Advertising Age, The LA Times, and Road & Track.
Notable clients have included; Chevrolet, General Motors, VW, Porsche, Old Navy, Lego, UnitedHealthcare, TGI Friday's, Frito Lay, Tostitos, PepsiCo, Quaker, Gatorade, Propel, Vail Resorts, Orbitz, Western Union, The United States Army, Pearl Izumi, Capital One, Ria Financial, ESPN, Callaway Golf, NIKE, Tribune Company, and HBO.
Areas of expertise include; interactive marketing, creative development, business development, client service, and new media innovation. Outside of the office, Brian is an avid surfer, snowboarder, and adventure traveler who enjoys trail runs in remote canyons with his Rhodesian ridgebacks.