Brady is the Managing Director for Avalon Ventures, focused on early-stage investments and backing talented entrepreneurs. He has over 20 years of experience as a venture capitalist and operating executive in both information technology and biotech.

Previously, he served as a general partner of Masthead Venture Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm that he co-founded in 1997. Prior to Masthead, Brady served as President and COO of Watson Technologies, a venture-capital-backed, privately held telecommunications hardware company, and prior to that, he was the CFO of Alpha-Beta Technology, a publicly held biotechnology company.

Throughout his venture capital career, he has worked with over 75 companies. He currently is a director or observer of many Avalon portfolio companies, including Backupify, Byliner,, Cloudant, Inc., Indix, Kinvey, Nanigans, Pingup, Selectable Media,, Simulmedia, and Twinstrata.

Brady holds a B.S. in Finance from Babson College. He is often known by his portfolio companies and peers alike for his leadership and hands-on approach. Brady is passionate about helping companies with all aspects of their growth, from corporate strategy to development, M&A, fundraising, and core operating matters.