Brian has been building businesses at the intersection where media, entertainment, mobile and technology converge for more than 20 years.
As Vice President, Business Development at Rhapsody/Napster, the leading premium, on-demand music service, Brian builds strategic relationships to bring the award-winning music service to more consumers through more devices and channels.
Most recently, Brian was Vice President, Business Development for Zumobi, where he created partnerships for ad-sponsored content on mobile devices.
Prior to Zumobi Brian was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the mobile division of Vivendi Universal Games where he built and launched the company’s Americas mobile business and previously served as Senior Vice President, Sales at Airborne Entertainment, a mobile content company for major entertainment properties. As Director of Marketing for Cingular/AT&T Wireless, Brian was responsible for customer acquisition and content partnerships for mMode, the first notable mobile Internet service for consumers. He also held sales and marketing roles at Microsoft, Spry/CompuServe and iCat, and was a dot-com celebrity as CEO and Co-Founder of the consumer services company, mylackey.com.
Brian is a frequent speaker at industry events, including CTIA, Mobile Entertainment Forum, and Digital Hollywood and has been quoted in prominent media outlets and such s ABC World News, Guardian Media and the San Francisco Chronicle. Brian’s first concert was Journey at The Oakland Coliseum.