Head of Global Affairs
Brandon Pollak is part of the founding team of 1776 and serves as Head of Global Affairs. He leads market strategy and outreach to influencers, including corporate CEO’s and Chief Innovation Officers, investors, policymakers, and industry experts to enable growth for 1776 startups and partners around the globe. He is a trusted advisor on the innovation economy to Mayors, Governors, Members of Congress, U.S. government agencies, and foreign governments.
Brandon possesses fifteen years of experience in public policy and political strategy. Prior to joining 1776, Brandon was a Policy Advisor at Bryan Cave, where he drove legislative and regulatory advocacy efforts on behalf of innovative Fortune 500 companies and trade associations.
Brandon served as Deputy Regional Political Director for U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s Presidential campaign, and as Finance Director for U.S. Senate and Gubernatorial campaigns. Brandon is on the Executive Board of Venture for America, and the Advisory Board of The Artists & Athletes Alliance.