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Entrepreneur / Investor / Speaker
Forest Bronzan is an entrepreneur, investor, and speaker living in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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 be more present & 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 over 90 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.
Forest lives with his wife and two children just north of San Francisco in Marin County.
University of Denver Daniels School of Business
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.