Brad McManus is managing director at Motorola Solutions Venture Capital. His role is to oversee the strategic venture unit, which actively identifies, analyzes, invests in and manages compelling and relevant startups strategic to the core and emerging businesses of the corporation. The mission of Motorola Solutions Venture Capital is to accelerate sustainable growth through investments in new technologies, new businesses and new talent.
Brad is a veteran strategic venture investor. His background includes heading Panasonic’s venture investment group for over eleven years. He has also advised dozens of other corporations in the building of their internal strategic investment arms with the objective of seeking innovation and new business growth by partnering in targeted vertical markets. Corporate venture investing enables access to external seeds of innovation and offers unique engagement strategies for successful business outcomes.