Brett Wilson

Alumni Part-Time Partner, since 2016

Little-known secret about you?
My side hustle is officiating weddings. I've done 9 weddings now and my NPS score is off the hook.
Favorite travel spot?
Anywhere warm that I can sail a Hobie Cat.
Who is your dream dinner party guest?
It's a three-way tie between Richard Branson, Bono and Iron Man.

Our portfolio companies have such an incredible mix of passion and execution. I am inspired by their vision of what's possible.


Brett was co-founder and CEO of TubeMogul, a company started on the Berkeley campus. Under his leadership, Brett led TubeMogul through one of the top performing IPO's (NASDAQ: TUBE) of 2014 and a successful acquisition by Adobe in 2016 for $540 million at one of the highest premiums ever paid for a public company.

Brett's emphasis on a values-driven culture helped drive TubeMogul's growth and propel the company to win numerous awards, including Glassdoor's 'Best Place to Work,' and Fortune Magazine's 'Top 100 Places to Work for Millennials.' In addition to being widely recognized as the Innovation Leader in its category, TubeMogul helped bring transparency and automation to the advertising industry during a tumultuous era.

He began his career at Accenture where he led system implementations for Fortune 100 clients. He was also co-founder and CEO of, an early ecommerce company acquired by Thane International.

Brett received his MBA at the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, where he is also on the Board of Advisors. He is aso an angel investor and on the boards of Tubi and WeTravel. A frequent speaker and commentator, Brett's thoughts on entrepreneurship and leadership have been featured in the Wall Street Journal and TheNew York Times.

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