Fellows Directory

Brian Luerssen


Brian Luerssen is currently Co-Founder and CEO of Draftbit, a new way to visually design, build, and iterate on cross-platform, native mobile applications. Before Draftbit, Brian was Managing Director at Techstars Chicago, a software-focused global accelerator program. Before joining Techstars, Brian created and served as and GM of OkCupid Labs based in San Francisco. OkCupid Labs is the R&D arm of Match.com and IAC Personals (NASDAQ: IACI). In addition to his work at Draftbit, Brian is an active angel investor and board member, and a Kauffman Fellow (18).

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Brian holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BS from Indiana University.

As a member of Class 18, Brian served his fellowship under the mentorship of OkCupid founder, Sam Yagan.