Brian Iacaponi

Tech Entrepreneur and Technology Executive in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Brian Iacaponi

Tech Entrepreneur and Technology Executive in New Bedford, Massachusetts

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Brian is an entrepreneur, technology executive, and occasional backend web developer with over 15 years of experience envisioning, building, and managing online media companies.

Currently, he is the Founder and CEO of Next Click Ventures, the CTO of DataDecides, and the Director of Technology Innovation at Best Friends Animal Society.

Previous appointments include Director of Technology for a VC-funded social media start-up and CTO for a leading affiliate marketing company. Brian has also held senior-level software engineering positions at numerous tech start-ups. His last two entrepreneurial efforts, both real estate software companies, were acquired in 2010 and 2015, respectively.

Brian graduated from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth where he earned both BS and MBA degrees in information systems and marketing.

Aside from his professional life, Brian has a passion for new experiences and has graduated from a municipal police academy, became a member of and licensed examination proctor for American MENSA, and has served as an advisor and board member to a number of tech start-ups. Brian enjoys traveling, photography, running, and hiking, and has been an ovo-lacto vegetarian for over 15 years.

Brian also stays semi-active in real estate as a licensed REALTOR through the family-owned real estate brokerage, Iacaponi Realty, and is an avid landscape and travel photographer under Iacaponi Photography.

He doesn't claim to always live by it, but his motto in life is pretty simple: Go do.

  • Work
    • Next Click Ventures
  • Education
    • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth