Brian Park

About Me

Brian is currently the Washington DC Director of Startup Grind/Fishbowl Labs currently residing at The Alley powered by Verizon.  He is also the Director of Product at Real Time Cases. He was also the former COO of Startup Grind globally overseeing a 1,200 volunteer network. He has over 18 years professional experience in web/online/mobile product development. Experience in developing innovative consumer and enterprise collaborative web products and services.  Has started three previous startups, including one that had $19 million in revenues. Previously worked for AOL and Merrill Lynch. Is a CMUer.

My blog posts

Ron Gula: From an In-Q-Tel investment to $300M in Funding

On October 13, 2016 Startup Grind DC had the privilege to host Ron Gula, cofounder, Chairman and former CEO of Tenable Network Security at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLC. 

Deep Dive with Fred Schaufeld, Managing Director of SWaN & Legend Venture Partners

"A little bit of dysfunction creates a little bit of innovation because it frees you"During last month's fireside chat with Fred Schaufeld, of SWaN & Legend Venture Partners, he opened up about the formative years of his entrepreneurial journey. He shared the impact of losing a father at age of 20 and gaining the courage to take on new risks - including running for election as Lehigh University's concert chair position and hosting some of the biggest performing acts such as The Allman Brothers Band, Journey and Cheap Trick. Being concert chair was the opportunity that gave him business experience and it continues to influence the decisions he makes today: