Brandon is the founder and CEO of Crowdtap, a social marketing platform that enables leading brands and agencies to collaborate with their most passionate consumers. Crowdtap is Mashable's "Up-and-Coming Social Media Service of the year and its customers include Verizon, Old Navy, Sony, AMEX, GE, Reckitt Benckiser and AT&T.
Brandon's work has spanned three successful three startups, most recently as Managing Partner and Chief Strategy Officer of MRY (formerly Mr Youth) which was acquired by LBi in 2011 and is now a part of Publicis Worldwide. With Brandon's leadership, MRY became one of the country’s leading social marketing agencies and was named to Fast Companies Most Innovative Companies list.
At MRY, Brandon led corporate strategy as well as all of MRY's services working with Fortune 500 brands like Pepsi, Microsoft and P&G to develop and execute their social strategies. While at MRY, Brandon also created the RepNation technology platform which transformed marketing on campus for Fortune 500 brands by making college brand ambassador networks scalable and measurable. Brandon’s exposure to the digital space began in the late 90s in the strategy group at Sapient. He also spent time managing brands at SKYY Spirits before starting his first company in 2002 at the age of 25. Brandon is a graduate of the Red McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas in Austin.