Former CEO, Daniels & Associates
Brian is a member of the Board of Directors, and Audit Committee Chair of Liberty Media Corporation, and a member of the Board of Directors and Investment Committee Chair of The Daniels Fund. He is a founding partner and member of the Advisory Board of the Catalyst Investors Funds, and serves on the Board of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation.
Brian was the Head of RBC Capital Markets’ Communications, Media & Entertainment (CME) Group. He was responsible for strategic development of the CME Group’s business, which included mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital formation, and financial advisory engagements. He also directed the group’s efforts on behalf of clients across sectors of the communications industry worldwide including cable, satellite/DBS, programming services, wireline and wireless telecom, telecom infrastructure, Internet communications, web hosting, Internet content, radio and TV broadcasting, out-of-home advertising, publishing, software and technology. During his tenure with Daniels and RBC Capital Markets, he led the firm to more than 2,000 completed transactions in these sectors valued at over $185 billion.
In addition to his financial expertise, Brian is recognized as one of the cable industry’s most prominent leaders; he was inducted into the Cable TV Pioneers and received the NCTA’s Vanguard Award for Associates. Prior to joining Daniels, Brian was with Continental Illinois National Bank. He received a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth.