Meet Our Board

Brian Forst

Brian Forst is an investor at Hearst Ventures, where he focuses on early-stage media and tech investments. Previously, Brian worked as an investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs in the Tech, Media & Telecom (TMT) franchise. He worked on strategic and financing transactions, as well as advisory engagements for clients, including Dell Technologies and Liberty Global. Brian holds a B.A. in government from Harvard University. He has visited the Mainsprings campus several times since 2011 (as have his brothers and sister) and cemented our partnership with the global non-profit Right-To-Play.