Brent brings over 25 years of professional experience in industry and investing. Most recently, Brent led the Internet of Things (IoT) global marketing efforts for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Communications Media Solutions Business division. Prior to HPE, Brent spent six years in private equity financing at Newbury Ventures where his focus was on early-stage global communication and IT companies. He assisted with investments and follow-up financing in several companies including Zong (acquired by e-Bay, Inc.), Sandvine Corp. (TSX:SVC), Abridean (acquired by nCipher, Inc.), LEA (acquired by HP Company, Inc.), Netcentrex (acquired by Comverse, Inc.), and Highway Optical Technologies SA. Additionally, he serves as an Independent Director for Socket Mobile (NASDAQ: SCKT) and is a member of Creative Destruction Lab West, a Canadian seed-stage program to bring the best ideas in the technology field to market. Brent holds Master level degrees from the London School of Economics and Carleton University.