Brian is among the leaders of a new generation of entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley.
For nearly a decade, Brian has been a business leader and champion for Kiwi innovation.
US-born, Brian has made significant contributions to New Zealand’s entrepreneurial and innovation landscape. The various initiatives and organisations he has founded have helped connected Kiwi innovators with the rest of the world, as well as attract some of the best international talent to our shores including the establishment of Wellington-based organisation, Kiwi Connect, and his ongoing work with the Edmund Hillary Fellowship.
Brian AKA “BMo” has been known to take to the mic for hip-hop “flowetry” to convey his passionate vision for a more just and sustainable world, and New Zealand’s potential role within it. Brian studied at Harvard University before leaving to start Inflection with his brother Matthew. Ten years later, Brian now serves as “Chief Idea Guy” of the 150-person company.
He’s also a founding director at Namaste Foundation, which supports exceptional nonprofits in their pursuits of a more beautiful world. Brian also works with the Kiwi Connect team as a board member.
Brian is also a co-founder and candidate attraction of the Edmund Hillary Fellowship an initiative designed to bring together humankind’s creative potential and entrepreneurial spirit in New Zealand, to build innovative ventures for global impact.
Brian also played a critical role in developing the Global Impact Visa, a world first, designed to attract innovative and entrepreneurial talent from around the world to New Zealand.