As General Counsel, Brian is responsible for all legal
matters at Techstars. Brian began his legal career at Cooley and then moved
in-house to serve as General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for numerous
software companies in Silicon Valley including PGP Corporation (acquired by
Symantec),, OneID, and Scale Eight. Brian has recently returned
from a two-year working sabbatical in Spain where, in addition to perfecting
authentic paella, he provided outsourced General Counsel services to U.S. and
Spanish startups and served as a mentor for Espacio RES, the first incubator in
Andalusia, Spain.