Brian Steel

Brian Steel

Sunnyvale, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since January 27, 2009
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1981 Duke University , BA , Economics

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Brian is President & CEO of VoloMedia, the leading provider of advertising and reporting solutions for downloadable video and audio, such as podcasts.  Before joining VoloMedia in August 2007, he held the position of President, International, Overture Services (subsequently Yahoo! Search Marketing) for three years, bringing 20 years of management experience to oversee a billion-dollar division with operations in 20 countries comprising nearly 1,000 employees. Prior to Overture/Yahoo!, Brian was a Managing Director of Idealab and also President and CEO of Idealab Silicon Valley. Brian came to Idealab from On Command, the world's largest provider of information and entertainment services to the international lodging industry, where he served as President and COO.  Previously, Brian was a VP with Pacific Telesis (SBC Communications/AT&T) and a SVP with Shearson Lehman Brothers. In addition to VoloMedia, he currently serves of the board of directors for Pandora Media, and on the advisory boards of Care2, Dial Directions, and Sharpcast. Brian holds a B.A. in Economics and conducted graduate work in corporate strategy at Duke University, as well as international marketing and finance at the Pacific Asian Management Institute and negotiation at Harvard University.