Brian Halligan MBA ’05 is co-founder and CEO of the marketing and sales software company HubSpot ($HUBS). Prior to HubSpot, Brian was a venture partner at Longworth Ventures, a VP of sales at Groove Networks, and VP of Sales at PTC. He is the bestselling author of Marketing Lessons from the Grateful Dead and Inbound Marketing: Get Found Using Google, Social Media, and Blogs, co-written with HubSpot co-founder and CTO Dharmesh Shah (SM’06). Brian serves as a board member of Fleetmatics Group (FLTX) and the Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange (MITX). Brian was named Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011 and one of Glassdoor’s 25 Highest Rated CEOs in 2014 and 2015.