Brady has over 20 years of experience as a venture capitalist and operating executive in both information technology and biotech.  His focus is on early-stage investments and backing talented entrepreneurs.

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,, Cloudant, Inc., Conjur, Indix, Juliet Marine Systems, Kaltura, Kinvey, Memrise, Nanigans, Pingup, Redbooth, Selectable Media, Simulmedia, The Happy Cloud, Twinstrata and Vook.

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.