Brady Forrest is the Head of Business Development for MobileCoin. Prior he co-founded Highway1 and continues to manage the portfolio. At Highway1, he helped over 85 fledgling companies go from an idea to a pitch-ready product, raising over $200M in combined funding; the knowledge and experience I gathered went into co-authoring O'Reilly's The Hardware Startup. I've also worked with Khosla Ventures, 500 Startups, and chaired an assortment of O'Reilly Media tech conferences including Where 2.0, Web 2.0 Expo, Fluent and Android Open.He’s a Kauffman Fellow and co-founder of Ignite, a franchised global talk format that's been adopted by Google, the Obama administration, the Gates Foundation, and the Oslo Freedom Forum. He’s on the board of CAST, a non-profit that buys buildings for artists in SF and Oakland.