Brad Harrison, BHV Ventures
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Bradley C. Harrison is an entrepreneur and seasoned business development executive with a passion for technology, media, entertainment and lifestyle. Although his initial career was an Army Officer, Mr. Harrison has a myriad of experiences in roles related to launching new ventures. While attending MIT, Mr. Harrison worked as a partner in a seed stage venture fund, ITU Ventures, and helped launch a joint MIT-Harvard incubator. During this experience, Mr. Harrison worked at the earliest stages with many interesting companies to include Endeca Technologies. Additionally, Mr. Harrison served for three semesters as the teaching assistant for the entrepreneurial venture course, New Enterprises, taught by Howard Anderson and Todd Dagres. Mr. Harrison worked for AOL in Business Affairs and Development in Dulles, as well as Media Strategy in NY. During his tenure with AOL, Mr. Harrison co-authored 3 patents related to search, geo-tagging, and personalization with his boss, Edmund Fish. Following AOL, Mr. Harrison helped raise $40M in venture funding for a contextual online advertising network. Prior to launching his business career, Mr. Harrison served for five years in the United States Army, earning both Airborne and Ranger qualifications and retiring as a Captain. Mr. Harrison resides in New York City with his wife, Angie; son, Elvis and daughter, Scout.
Mr. Harrison graduated as a Distinguished Honor Graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1994 with a B.S.E. in Quantitative Economics and a concentration in Systems Engineering, and earned his M.B.A. focused on New Product and Venture Development from the Sloan School of Management at MIT in 2001.
Format: Introductions, Q&A, 5 Pitches and Feedback.
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Organizer: Murat Aktihanoglu (@muratny)