Brendan invests in startups that are changing the world with code in the fintech, e-commerce and frontier tech sectors. He built Canaan’s investment thesis in insurance and is passionate about companies that re-imagine how financial services products are purchased and sold. Previously, Brendan was a senior quantitative analyst at Lehman Brothers and Barclays Capital. He holds an M.B.A. with distinction from NYU Stern School of Business, an M.S. in Computer Science from Brown University, and a B.A. in Political Science from Bowdoin College.
Brendan in 5
Origins: Born in Boston - lifelong Red Sox fan
Sports: Skiing & rock climbing - now mostly with 2 small children
Family: Sing songs by the Clash to my kids as lullabies at bedtime
Travel: Open spaces & getting out on the water or in mountains make me happy
Bucket List: Climb the Diamond on Long's Peak in Colorado