Howard Brown is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, two-time stage IV cancer survivor, author, speaker, volunteer, peacemaker, and health care advocate.
He has been honored and awarded for outstanding leadership, volunteer work, and service as director and trustee on multiple boards, in addition to being an invited podcast guest, keynote speaker, fundraiser, and community leader–connecting people of all faiths and cultures around the world.
Howard loves his family, friends, colleagues, and his alma mater–Babson College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in business. He plays basketball whenever possible, shares his time and encouragement generously, and delights in connecting people, sharing ideas, and taking on new challenges.
Built and launched two successful software start-up companies, including the world’s first interactive online
Entrepreneurial technology sales leader with 20+ years of success exceeding revenue goals and growing market share.
Community calendar for faith. Led world-class sales, marketing, and technology teams to IPO at two companies.
Generated $100m+ in new revenue growth and independently raised millions in equity and working capital investments.
2016-present | Franklin, MI
ADVOCASEE | MANAGING DIRECTOR
2015-2016 | Birmingham, MI
VIXTA SOLUTIONS, LLC. | PARTNER GLOBAL CONSULTING
2006-2015 | Franklin, MI
CIRCLEBUILDER SOFTWARE, LLC. | CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER/COFOUNDER
2000-2015 | San Mateo, CA
PLANITJEWISH.COM | COFOUNDER
1998-2000 | San Jose, CA
NAVISITE, INC. | VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES, WESTERN AREA
1997-1997 | Redwood City, CA
LIQUID AUDIO, INC. | VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES
1994-1997 | Burbank, CA
AVID TECHNOLOGY | BROADCAST SALES DIRECTOR, WESTERN NORTH AMERICA
1985-1994 | Burbank, CA
AT&T/NCR CORPORATION | MAJOR ACCOUNT SALES EXECUTIVE
(#1 College for Entrepreneurship)
Bachelor of Science in Business
NCR Corporation Full-time Internship
Cellular One Internship
COMMUNITY OUTREACH & HONORS
Board Director 2006-2020
Alumni Association Board President 2014-2018
Trustee 2014-2018 Worldwide Alumni Association
(42,000+ in 125 countries)
Cruickshank Award for Volunteer Leadership 2018
(college’s highest volunteer honor)
Activist of the Year Award 2019
San Francisco Jewish Community
Lloyd Dinkelspiel Young Leadership Award 2005