Brian, a native Miamian has been involved in entrepreneurship in Miami for most of his life. At the Launch Pad, Brian educates, inspires, and advises students, faculty, and alumni of the University of Miami on all things entrepreneurial in an effort to foster the startup community on campus. Brian’s background is that of a serial entrepreneur, having founded Florida’s largest tech and startup community Refresh Miami, and a series of tech companies in the software space. His most recent startup SimCase is building educational software for the higher-ed market. Brian has an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and his BA from the University of Virginia.