Principal, Brian Perkins Ventures
Brian retired from Johnson & Johnson after a 32-year career. While at J&J, he held various positions including J&J Executive Committee member, Worldwide Chairman of Consumer Pharmaceuticals & Nutritionals, President of McNeil Consumer Products, Corporate Vice President/Head of Global Marketing Group and Chairman of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies Foundation. In these roles, Brian worked on numerous iconic brands including Tylenol, the Johnson & Johnson corporate equity, Johnson’s Baby, Listerine, Imodium, Acuvue, Splenda and Neutrogena.
Currently, Brian invests in and actively partners with exceptional entrepreneurs and management teams in consumer tech/media and health/fitness. He leverages his experience and network of partners in the areas of brand building and capital formation to support these start-up companies. Brian holds a BA from Rutgers University and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is past chair of the Rutgers University Board of Overseers and also past chair of The Ad Council.