Founder & Managing Director
Brad Benz has been creating, operating, advising and investing in emerging companies for almost two decades. Mr. Benz launched RedShift Group in 2008 and has advised over 17 companies up to date. Prior to founding Redshift Group, Mr. Benz was Senior Vice President of Corporate and Business Development for Aptimus a lead generation ad network that was acquired by Apollo Group in 2007. Previously Brad was CEO/founder of ZuluSports, a leading online sports publisher. Three of his investments achieved successful IPOs, including Saba Software, Eloquent and OnDisplay. In 2012, Brad joined the Advisor Board of Texas Pacific Group. Mr. Benz earned his MBA from University of Michigan and an AB degree from Princeton University.
Brad Benz’s parents and grandparents are from Lithuania. Although he has not yet been to Lithuania, he feels a strong interest to visit the country of his roots.