Brentt is on the investment team at Greycroft, based in Los Angeles. Brentt primarily invests in B2B and enterprise SaaS platforms with open source or channel driven go-to-market strategies. He is currently interested in the convergence of cyber and physical security, edge computing, and data interoperability/automation. He has helped lead Greycroft's investments in Botkeeper, Mapped, and Agni, serving as an observer or a board director. In addition to his role on the investment team, Brentt leads Greycroft's data science strategy as it applies to new investments.
Prior to Greycroft, Brentt was an early co-founder of Slope, a content management platform acquired by Smartsheet. He was an early employee at Operator, where he led go-to-market strategy and business development in the conversational commerce space. He also led technology commercialization at Numenta, an artificial intelligence research company developing the frontier of machine intelligence.
Before moving to the operating side, Brentt was as an Associate at Detroit Venture Partners helping to raise the first fund and drive the investment process. Brentt started his career in Investment Banking at Credit Suisse, focusing on LBOs.
Outside of Greycroft, Brentt is a board member at BLCK VC, leading initiatives in Los Angeles.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Brentt earned his MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his BA in Economics from Claremont McKenna College.
He is passionate about machinery and the outdoors. His 1967 Pontiac Firebird is a continuous project that he has been working on for nearly 6 years. Driving up the California coast is his description of a wonderful day.
As a member of Class 25, Brentt is serving his fellowship at Greycroft Partners under the mentorship of Alan Patricof and Dana Settle.