Wade

Founder & Managing Partner
Scout Ventures

Brad is an entrepreneur and seasoned business development executive with a passion for technology, media, entertainment and lifestyle.

Brad has a great deal of experience launching new ventures. While attending MIT, he worked as a Partner in a seed stage venture fund, ITU Ventures, and helped launch a joint MIT-Harvard incubator. During this experience, Brad worked at the earliest stages with many dynamic companies including Endeca Technologies.

While serving as Director of Media Strategy and Development at AOL, Brad co-authored three patents in search, geo-tagging, and personalisation, with Edmund Fish, Senior Vice President and General Manager at AOL. Following AOL, Brad helped raise $40M in venture funding for a contextual online advertising network. Prior to launching his business career, Brad served in the United States Army for five years, earning both Airborne and Ranger qualifications and retired as Captain.

He resides in Tribeca with his wife, Angie, his son, Elvis and his daughter, Scout.