Brian joined Fifth Down in 2023. Prior to Fifth Down, Brian served as Chief Operating Officer of Thiel Capital, an investment firm founded by Peter Thiel. He previously founded Propeller, a mobile software startup sold to Palantir Technologies in 2014, where he subsequently served as Head of Corporate Development until 2021. He has been an active investor in and advisor to private technology companies for over a decade. Brian graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University.