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Forest Bronzan

Entrepreneur / Investor / Speaker

About Forest

Forest Bronzan is an entrepreneur, investor, and speaker, primarily investing in early to mid-stage companies. Forest is also an active advisor to private equity firms and fast-growth to global enterprise brands & CEOs. Recent board seats include Digital Detox that leads industry research, immersive experiences, and products & services that help people have a better balance with technology.


Previously, Forest was the Founder/CEO of Email Aptitude (Acquired by Tinuiti). EA was the fastest-growing global CRM agency, growing to 8 figure ARR with no outside funding, no debt, and no outbound sales team. 


Forest led the company to 100 FTEs and earned recognition on Inc. 5000 (#1 Fastest Growing CRM Agency); The Bay Area Fast 100 (#22 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the San Francisco Bay Area); Inc Magazine Best Places to Work; and AdAge Best Places to Work (#17 in the US and #2 in California).

Prior to Email Aptitude, Forest led CRM at a prominent San Diego agency and also led international business development for a fintech startup.


Forest is a regular speaker and panel moderator passionate about technology balance, company culture, startups, fast-growth, M&A, enterprise CRM, leadership, and empowering growing teams.


Previously from the San Francisco Bay Area, Forest lives with his wife and two children in Lake Oswego, Oregon.



Previous Speaking

  • Oracle

  • Salesforce

  • University of Denver Daniels School of Business

  • IRCE

  • eTail East

  • Shop.org

  • Marketing Sherpa

  • Future of CRM US Tour

  • Tinuiti Client Summit




Forest has spoken around the country on topics ranging from technology dependency & balance; company culture & employee engagement; fast-growth & entrepreneurship; and enterprise CRM.

He is available for private and corporate events, conferences, panel moderation/participation and keynotes.



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