Brian’s diverse background enables him to be effective in a variety of different roles and a myriad of different responsibilities. Classically educated in liberal arts with a BA in English, his knowledge of culture and history is vast. Coupled with a MBA in Marketing, Finance and Entrepreneurialism, he has the business background and acumen to be successful in any organization. His professional career has taken him from publishing and digital media startups to talent acquisition marketing and site selection for a Fortune 1000 BPO and back again to a crowdfunding startup. Currently he’s launching a VR/AR accelerator and co-working hub in NYC. In his spare time, he volunteers for his family foundation, the Abelard Foundation, as a Vice President and member of the finance committee. He also actively volunteers with IDEATE and is a member of NEXUS Global Youth Summit and sits on the NEXUS impact investing working group.