Brian Halligan is co-founder and CEO of HubSpot. Prior to HubSpot, Brian was a venture partner at Longworth Ventures and a VP of sales at Groove Networks, which was later acquired by Microsoft. He has authored two books, Marketing Lessons from the Grateful Dead and Inbound Marketing: Get Found Using Google, Social Media, and Blogs which he co-wrote with Dharmesh Shah. Brian serves on the boards of directors of Fleetmatics Group (FLTX), a global provider of fleet management solutions, and the Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange (MITX). Brian was named Ernst and Young's Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011 and one of Glassdoor's 25 Highest Rated CEOs in 2014. In his spare time, he follows his beloved Red Sox, goes to the gym, and teaches a class at MIT Sloan with Paul English, "15.392: Designing, Developing, and Launching Successful Products in an Entrepreneurial Environment."