Brian Cohen Chairman
New York Angels
Brian now serves as the Chairman of the New York Angels who has invested over $45 million in more than 70 early stage companies.
Brian launched a next generation self-publishing PR news platform called Launch.it in May 2012 with the belief that all new products should be easy to discover, find and share.
Brian is considered the father of science & technology strategic communications and founded Technology Solutions, Inc. in 1983 supporting startup technology companies in computing, communication, software, education, and entertainment. For more than a decade he maintained a strategic communications partnership with Sony & IBM. TSI received the Gold CIPRA award for creating the IBM Deep Blue/Gary Kasparov Chess Match communications program. In 1996, TSI was the #1 fastest growing agency in the US. The McCann Erickson World Group acquired TSI in 1997.
As a publisher, Cohen was a pioneer in the founding of a number of the first computing publications including Computer Systems News and InformationWeek magazine.