Brandon L. Drew

Small Business Owner in San Francisco, California

Brandon L. Drew

Small Business Owner in San Francisco, California

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An entrepreneurial polyglot, Brandon Drew has been an avid team member of a number of emerging start-ups. He first started his career by selling everything he owned after college and packed his bags moving to Krakow, Poland where he worked for a start-up for two years. After restructuring the company, accelerating the revenue and doubling the company size he moved back to San Francisco. After a couple of start-up launch attempts and a brief stint at Siemens he ventured into finance world. While at Merrill Lynch, he managed private equity for Silicon Valley's elite. His desire to build and break things drove him back into the start-up world, and he has since been a founding a employee for several start-ups.

His core attributes are a strong product background mixed with data driven analytical skills to assist early stage start-ups build revenue and teams. He has successfully built out numerous companies through their infancy to a stable recurring revenue with solid financial models that they still employ to date. Currently, he is an advisor for several startups as well as mentor at:

500 StartUps

Highway1 IoT Incubator

He is a California native and holds a Bachelor of Science of Industrial Technology, a cross discipline degree in Engineering and Business Admin, from Cal Poly SLO. He is an avid endurance athlete and outdoors-man spending his time roaming the hills of Marin. In his spare time he is also an amateur bee-keeper where he educates the local Bay Area community about urban farming and manages over eight bee colonies in Oakland.

  • Education
    • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo