Judge, 2016 South (Vanderbilt)
As the first e-commerce graduate from Vanderbilt’s MBA program in 1995, Brad has been working with online businesses from day one. He has worked in the music biz (Head of Marketing, Curb Records, WEA), with big data for heavy equipment (Fast Iron, CAT), in the fashion industry (owner of a $25mil/yr women’s apparel chain sold in 2009), and with the online textbook industry (led branding and market development for one of the market leaders). Specializing in business development, strategy, marketing and IT synchronization, Brad knows how to develop customers across a range of industries.
As a Founding Partner at GrowthX, Brad launched GrowthX Tennessee with an office in Nashville. He sources deals and works with startups and accelerators across the Southeast US.
Brad has been an adviser to the Flo Thinkery, an EIR at the Co.Lab accelerator, and a MCN partner with YouTube. He is active as an Alumni organizer for the Leadership Music program in Nashville.
Brad has a BA from the University of Virginia and a Master of Business Administration in marketing and eCommerce from Vanderbilt University.