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Brian Grey

Adjunct Professor

A veteran of digital media, Mr. Grey joined Polaris Venture Partners as Executive-In-Residence (EIR) in October 2008. As EIR, he provides strategic guidance to Polaris' digital media and consumer products and services portfolio companies, mentors entrepreneurs and helps identify new investment opportunities.

Prior to joining Polaris, Brian spent three years at FOX Interactive Media (FIM) as SVP & GM of FOX Sports Interactive (FSI) where he oversaw all digital programming, production and business operations for FOX Sports. Previous to FOX, Brian served as GM of Yahoo! Sports, guiding both the business and programming sports efforts across Yahoo!. While at Yahoo!, Brian oversaw the company's emergence as a top-tier online sports property through major growth in online fantasy sports gaming and the launch of several original programming "firsts" at Yahoo!, including the SportsStream original video webcast series and the hiring of nearly a dozen exclusive analysts and writers.

A native of Portland, OR, Brian earned a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Pacific University (1990), an M.A. in Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara (1991), and an MBA from The Anderson School at UCLA (1997). He also spent time as pitching coach at UC Santa Barbara in 1993, and later scouted for the Chicago White Sox in 1994-95.


M.A., University of Santa Barbra, M.B.A. Technology Marketing and Strategy at University of Los Angeles