Brent Hurley recently earned a master of business administration degree from Harvard Business School, and is now an acting member of the school's alumni board. He is an adviser to several technology start-ups and currently serves as chief financial officer at AVOS Systems, a digital media creation and discovery company. Prior to graduate school, Brent was a founding member of YouTube, and served in a variety of roles during his tenure, most notably as director of finance and operations. After the company was acquired by Google in October 2006, Brent led YouTube's syndication efforts with consumer electronics companies as a manager on the strategic partner development team.
Before YouTube, Brent worked as a head securities trader at Fisher Investments, a multi-billion dollar asset management firm. His startup roots trace back to early work at PayPal.