Brian Goffman is CEO and co-founder at Optify. Brian brings more than a 15 years of experience as an Internet entrepreneur and venture capitalist to Optify. Along with Erez Barak, Brian co-founded Optify with the mission of making B2B real-time online marketing easy, profitable and measurable. Brian is responsible for Optify's overall strategic direction, including product development, marketing, team building and fundraising.
Most recently, Brian was a venture partner at Madrona Venture Group, a leading early-stage venture capital firm. He joined Madrona from Microsoft, where he led business development and marketing efforts for its Unified Communications Group. Brian was also a member of the software and services team at Austin Ventures, a leading multi-stage venture capital firm. Prior to Austin Ventures, Brian was a product manager at PointCast and Reuters and a consultant at McKinsey & Company.
Goffman has an MBA Harvard Business School and an AB, magna cum laude, from Harvard College. He serves as an advisor to several startup companies including Mixpo and AdReady.