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For over 25 years Brian has been helping entrepreneurs and enterprises navigate and compete in a world of change and disruption. He has led efforts with startups and corporations to engage the latest trends, tools, and tactics to accelerate innovation, launch new ideas, and build better products.

Before InsideOutside.io, Brian founded the seed-stage accelerator NMotion and co-founded the corporate innovation consultancy Econic. Brian has worked in Silicon Valley and Asia, and served as Chief Marketing Officer at Nanonation working with some of the best brands in the world including Apple, Pepsi, Target, Nike, and Harley-Davidson.

He is currently involved in driving the Midwest’s innovation ecosystem through initiatives such as the Rise of the Rest, StartupWeek, Lean Startup Circle, PIPELINE Entrepreneurs, and the JumpStart Challenge.

Brian is a regular contributor to industry publications, a public speaker and quoted industry expert with over two decades of experience in digital media, marketing, consulting, and research. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Nebraska in Omaha and an MBA from Penn State.