BRANDEN HARPEREngagement Partner
Functional Expertise: Strategic Consulting, Corporate Finance, Marketing, Communications
Industry Sectors: Digital Media, Mobile, Consumer Products, Manufacturing
As a Growthink Engagement Partner, Branden leverages his creative, technical and financial knowledge to the Growthink team. Since 2006, Branden has successfully managed clients in the Information Technology, Bio Technology, Consumer Products and Manufacturing sectors with a strong emphasis on corporate finance initiatives. Over the years, Branden has built relationships within the Venture Capital and Private Equity community and successfully sourced investment capital for Growthink clients in excess of $18m. Further, Branden has facilitated strategic relationships and licensing deals with Fortune 500 companies on behalf of Growthink clients.
Branden’s professional background includes marketing and account management roles at Visible Technologies- a leading venture-backed social media analytics platform- serving Fortune 500 clients SAP, ARCO-ampm, T-Mobile, TD Bank as well as global marketing firms Wunderman and Mindshare. He also served as lead consultant to Versaly Mobile guiding the commercialization and financing of their VSP mobile video syndication platform.
Branden has an MBA from the University of Washington Foster School of Business with focus on Technology Management and a BA from the University of Texas at Austin.