Brian Handly possesses more than 20 years of technical, operational and executive management experience, with 18 years of that in advertising technology. Brian was co-founder and CEO of Accipiter, which was acquired by Atlas in December of 2006 followed by the $6.1 billion acquisition of Atlas by Microsoft in 2007. Before their recent acquisition, Handly served on the Board of Directors for WebAssign as well as currently serving as an Operating Partner for Frontier Capital.
Brian’s expertise spans all corporate functions, including sales, marketing, development, finance, and public speaking. He has successfully navigated complex mergers and acquisitions, international expansion and venture capitalization. Brian also has significant experience as an angel investor and is an active advisor for several North Carolina technology companies.