Brian Goldsmith

  • Senior Advisor
  • Boston

Brian is a senior advisor to Bain Capital Ventures, serving as a board director at ACV Auctions and Defi Solutions. Previously, Brian was a partner on the BCV team, investing in B2B SaaS and data companies.

Brian joined Bain Capital Ventures in 2012, and has invested in B2B SaaS companies across sectors such as vertical software, fintech, human resources and compliance. Brian also served as the interim senior vice president of product development with our portfolio company FourKites. Prior to joining Bain Capital Ventures, Brian was a management consultant at Bain & Company.

Brian graduated magna cum laude from Yale University with a degree in economics. He originally hails from Sarasota, Florida, but now lives in Boston with his wife Liz, son Wesley and dog Crosby. In his free time, Brian enjoys whitewater kayaking, playing soccer, hiking and cooking.


  • Yale 4 years
  • Bain & Company 3 years
  • Bain Capital Ventures 9 years

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Personal Interests

  • Whitewater kayaking – my weekend passion.

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