Mentor

Brett Jackson

Entrepreneur & Investor

Brett joined Crocs, Inc in 2002 as one of the first employees and original angel investor. Crocs (NASDAQ: CROX) had a $1.6 billion IPO four years later. Brett left Crocs in 2007, and started Generation Think Tank, a digital marketing agency. Since 2006, Brett has been investing in startups in the Internet/software/technology industry, as well as organic food and beverage and aerospace industries as the General Partner of BRJ Investments.

Currently, Brett is an investor and vice president of marketing of an aerospace startup, AVX Aircraft Company. He is an LP in an early-stage venture capital fund that invests in Internet, software and technology startups.

In addition to his investing and entrepreneurial efforts, Brett remains passionate about non-profits serving youth in Africa and the U.S. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of The Q Fund, a children’s center and school with over 450 students in Ndola, Zambia, Africa.