Bret Brase is a Managing Director at Progress Partners, joining the company in 2017. Bret has built his career in Media, Technology, and Data with deep experience in Ad and Media Tech ecosystem for Video, Audio, Mobile, Social and eCommerce. He helped take two companies to IPO, and sold two to strategic investors. Bret has been an active start-up investor and advisor for years.
Prior to Progress Partners, Bret was head of corporate strategy and data partnerships at Clypd, CEO at Tango Media Systems, and President of GameTrust, a casual games distributor that was sold to Real Networks. Before GameTrust, Bret was Head of Broadband Content and Corp Dev at Yahoo! during the Broadcast.com acquisition.
Bret graduated with an Economics degree from Indiana University in 1985 and is completing a MS in Advanced Data Analytics at Thomas Edison State College.