Brian focuses on early stage technology investments at Artiman. His current investments include Enovix, GeoCloud, Guavus, Pavilion Data, Runnable, ShopSwell and Virsec.
Prior to joining Artiman, he spent twelve years in venture capital at Sofinnova Ventures and TeleSoft Partners. Previously, Brian co-founded Virtela (acquired by NTT). He also created, launched and managed Qwest’s Internet product portfolio, which he grew from zero to over $1B of annual revenue. Brian began his career at ANS (America Online).
Brian received his B.A. in History from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is a native of Philadelphia and resides in the Bay Area with his wife and two children. He is an extreme sports enthusiast and is passionate about scuba diving.
His prior investments include BayPackets (acquired by GenBand), Calix (IPO NYSE:CALX), ConteXtream (acquired by HP), Internet Photonics (acquired by Ciena), KXEN (acquired by SAP), Loglogic (acquired by Tibco), OnFiber (acquired by Qwest) and Tele Atlas (acquired by TomTom).