Robert V. BrazellRobert V. Brazell is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Managing Partner of Talos Partners.
Rob was the founder and founding board member of Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) and also served as the company’s president and chief executive officer. He has been the investor and owner of several Internet properties including eHow.com, a content and search site; Delphi.com, the Internet’s first discussion group community; and Sandbox.com, the Internet’s largest fantasy sports site. He was also the controlling owner and chairman of the board of data tracking companies Live Global Bid and VinIQ.
He currently serves as Chairman of In-store Broadcasting Network (IBN), the world’s largest retail media company and InTouch™ Media, an interactive digital retail media company. He has raised and invested more than $200 million in the past ten years. He is the coauthor of The Idea Economy™ and has authored a second book due for release in the fall of 2011.
Rob also served on the board of directors of the Deseret Foundation, an organization that provides predictable surgical care to children in 12 countries and establishes self-sufficient infrastructure in these countries.