Brendan Wallace serves as Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Fifth Wall Ventures. Brendan was Co-founder & CEO of Identified, a data & analytics company focused on workforce optimization that raised $33 million of venture capital and was acquired by Workday (WDAY) in 2014. Brendan co-founded Cabify, the largest ridesharing service in Latin America. Brendan has been an active angel investor and manages one of the largest syndicates on AngelList, having led over 60 angel investments including Bonobos, Dollar Shave Club, Lyft, SpaceX, Clutter, Philz Coffee and Zenefits. Brendan started his career at Goldman Sachs in investment banking in the real estate, hospitality, and gaming group where he worked on $22 billion in M&A Advisory work. Brendan also worked at Goldman Sachs' CMBS and structured finance group where he worked on over $10 billion in commercial real estate debt originations and securitizations. He then worked at The Blackstone Group in real estate private equity where he worked on the $26 billion acquisition of Hilton Hotels and the $39 billion buyout of Equity Office Properties, the 3rd largest leveraged buyout in history. Brendan is from New York, NY, and graduated from Princeton University where he received his BA in political science and economics. Brendan received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Experienced Board Member with a demonstrated history of working in the consumer services industry. Skilled in Marketing Strategy, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Online Marketing, and Digital Media. Strong business development professional graduated from Babson College.
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Accomplished media executive and seasoned investment banker
Mark Patricof is a senior advisor at Crestview. Considered a digital media pioneer, technology investor and seasoned investment banker, he has advised and invested in a wide range of leading traditional and digital media and entertainment companies and transactions. Mark is the founder of Patricof Co, a highly specialized merchant bank designed to meet the needs of a select group of athletes and sports professionals and backed by J.P. Morgan Private Equity Group (PEG). Mark previously served as managing director and co-head of Houlihan Lokey's technology, media and telecommunications group, following Houlihan Lokey's acquisition of MESA Global. Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mark was a co-founder and managing partner at MESA Global, a boutique investment bank focused on providing M&A advisory, private placement and structured finance services to high-growth companies across the media and entertainment landscape. He also managed MESA Ventures, an early stage venture fund that partnered with top-tier VCs to invest in e-commerce, advertising technology and digital content companies around the globe. Prior to MESA, Mark was founder and CEO of , an incubator/digital studio that financed, designed and built businesses for media and entertainment industry clients such as the BBC, CBS, Disney, Hearst and Viacom. Mark served as president and CEO of the company until it was sold to Omnicom. Mark began his career at Creative Artists Agency in Los Angeles. Mark holds a B.A. from Emory University, is a former Clio Award winner and a finalist for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of NEP Group, Hornblower Cruises, Piano Media and New York City Economic Development Corporation. Mark is also the longstanding board chair for New York based nonprofit New Heights.
Andrew Black is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at BrandProject. He also serves as Board Member at Freshly and Awake Chocolate. He serves as the Chairman at Tuned Brands. Andrew has a wealth of experience helping to build some of the world's leading consumer products and consumer technology companies. His expertise spans six different industries and includes building and transforming businesses in highly competitive markets. He has launched over 100 new products and services for global icons including Nike, Virgin, LEGO, Cadbury Schweppes, and Colgate Palmolive. Andrew has strong operational and leadership experience, having been Founder and CEO of Virgin Mobile Canada, President Americas at LEGO, General Manager for the US Equipment Business and lead business development for nike.com at Nike Inc., and VP Marketing-North America at Cadbury Schweppes/Dr Pepper 7UP. Black founded BrandProject LP, a company creation studio that builds, buys, and makes seed stage investments in disruptive consumer brands. Andrew is a graduate of Queen's University with a Bachelor in Economics. He also is a Board Member of Free The Children and Virgin Unite and is a mentor at Next 36 and Extreme Start Ups. He has a BA degree in Economics from Queen's University in 1984.
Mr. Adam Bain was the Chief Operating Officer of Twitter from September 2015 until November 2016, and President, Global Revenue & Partnerships from 2010 to 2015, where he was responsible for the business lines at the public company, building one of the fastest revenue ramps past $2 billion in history. He serves as Co-Founder & Managing Partner at 01 Advisors. He serves as Board Member at Autograph. He also serves as Board Member at Opendoor. He serves as an Advisor at Luma Partners. He serves as Board Observer at Braid. He also served as Board Member at Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp II. He oversaw 2,500 employees in 20 countries ranging from Product teams, Business Operations, Business Development, and Media Partnerships, Developer Relations, Twitter's International business, and all of the go-to-market Sales teams for the advertising and data businesses. Previously, he was the President of the Fox Audience Network at Newscorp, responsible for monetizing all of Fox's digital assets. He started his career running product and engineering teams at Fox Sports and the Los Angeles Times. He earned his BA in English Journalism from Miami University, in Ohio.