Victoria Brown is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Big Think, the knowledge company that makes people and companies smarter and faster through efficient e-learning from world-renowned experts. Since founding Big Think in 2008 along with fellow Harvard alum Peter Hopkins, Brown has transformed the company from a thought leadership forum to the leading knowledge company for a competitive edge in the knowledge economy. She has overseen the development of Big Think’s e-learning solutions to improve how people think and how companies perform through BigThink.com, its mentor subscriptions for individuals and its corporate e-learning solution, Edge.
As CEO, Brown directs Big Think’s strategic partnerships with Fortune 500 companies including initiatives with Shell, Intel, Mercer, Microsoft, HP and JP Morgan; co-branded content creation with MSNBC, The Washington Post and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University; and licensing agreements with educational institutions and corporations including Harvard Business School, University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, Pearson and McGraw Hill, among others.
A former business development executive and producer for “Charlie Rose: The Week” on PBS, Brown received an Emmy nomination for her work in 2005 featuring television mogul Ted Turner. After graduating from McGill University in Montreal in 1997, Brown worked in film finance and production in Los Angeles before receiving her MBA from Harvard Business School in 2003.
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer