Brian Park

Brian Park

Brian Park

Managing Partner of SparkLabs

Brian Park is a startup evangelist, advisor, and angel investor. He is the director for Startup Grind DC and Managing Director at the SparkLabs Cyber+Blockchain (formerly Fishbowl Labs), which is the premiere startup accelerator in the Washington DC area. He was also formerly the global COO of Startup Grind, which is the one of the…

Brian Park is a startup evangelist, advisor, and angel investor. He is the director for Startup Grind DC and Managing Director at the SparkLabs Cyber+Blockchain (formerly Fishbowl Labs), which is the premiere startup accelerator in the Washington DC area.

He was also formerly the global COO of Startup Grind, which is the one of the largest hi-tech startup communities in the world with over 2,000,000 startup entrepreneurs in 600 cities.

Prior to Startup Grind, he has over 18 years professional experience in web/online/mobile product development. He has experience in developing innovative consumer and enterprise products and services. Brian has started three previous startups – Logistics Information Technology, VA Care ($20M in Revenues), and Securva. He has previously worked at AOL as a senior software developer and Merrill Lynch as a software developer for hi speed trading platforms.

He has been featured in Forbes as “17 Top Business Gurus to Follow on Snapchat” in 2017 and other publications such as TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Business Insider, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Politico, and Washington Business Journal.

He has a BS in Information Systems/Policy & Management from Carnegie Mellon University.

Speaker:
Startup Grind Global Conference 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017; SparkLabs Demo Day 2018; Connectrepreneur 2017, 2018, 2019, East Coast VentureCon 2018, NAAAP National Conference 2018, Fusion Conference 2017, Blockchainge 2018, Gallup’s Lemonade Day 2019, Wharton Innovation Summit (DC) 2019

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