Brian is an innovative and accomplished marketing executive with over 20 years of leadership experience helping companies grow from one stage to the next, be it start-ups, pre-and post-IPO, and building/scaling successful organizations that have achieved sustained revenue growth and profitability. He has a diverse background across a number of marketing mediums with a deep knowledge base of current and emerging technologies in advertising, digital media, automotive, and retail.
He currently serves as Vice President of Media and Strategic Partnerships at U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc., a leading internet retailer of automotive aftermarket parts where he has helped the company grow sales in excess of $300M. In this role, he leads the marketing strategy, which includes consumer brand strategy, corporate communications, partnership development, and M&A across the company’s multi-platform footprint.
Prior to joining U.S. Auto Parts, Brian held a number of executive roles at Trilogy, Autobytel, and Autoweb.com, which he helped lead the company to a successful IPO in 1999. Brian holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from UC Santa Barbara and an MBA from The Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.