As co-founder, Brian brings 15+ years of technical knowledge and 7 years of e-commerce and retail knowledge to the Channel Key team. Brian’s knowledge of Amazon, e-commerce, and technology enables the team to maintain high standards for client service and success.
Before Channel Key:
Brian is currently the President of Trend Nation LLC, one of Amazon.com’s largest sellers in the world having sold over $150 Million in products. He is responsible for P&L, day to day operations, and strategy. Brian was a co-founder of Trend Nation and helped the company grow to over 60 employees and its place as one of the top 200 retailers on Amazon. Brian has held various leadership positions at Trend Nation, CTO and COO. His background is in technology and Brian has held various technical positions over the last 15 years. A life-long entrepreneur, he has co-founded multiple technology startups that grew to over $1M in annual revenue and a few startups that didn’t make it.
Schooling and Personal Tidbits:
Brian earned a BSBA from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. He is a member of EO, a global entrepreneurs’ organization. Outside of Trend Nation, Brian enjoys spending time with his wife, Katie, sons, Jacob and Alex, and their dog Chewbacca. Brian plays indoor soccer and golf weekly. During football season, he is most likely found watching college football and cheering on the Buckeyes.