Brian Aoaeh

Brian Aoaeh
General Partner and Co-Managing Partner
Brian is a Co-Founder, General Partner, and Co-Managing Partner of REFASHIOND Ventures — an NY-based, early-stage supply chain technology venture firm that invests in startups refashioning global supply chains.

Brian is also the Co-Founder & Co-Organizer of The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation, a network of grassroots driven communities of people who are obsessively enthusiastic about supply chain, innovation, and technology. The community has nearly 3000 members in its New York City chapter, and nearly 8000 members globally.

Prior to co-founding REFASHIOND, Brian gained 10 years of experience in investment research and management. He spent 8 of those years building an early-stage venture firm, KEC Ventures, from scratch. The firm grew to $98M of assets under management distributed across 2 funds, and 51 investments, with a team of 9 people.

He studied mathematics and physics for his first degree from Connecticut College, holds an MBA with a specialization in financial instruments and markets from the Stern School of Business at New York University, and is a CFA Institute charterholder. He is also an adjunct professor of Supply Chain & Operations Management in the Department of Technology Management and Innovation at the Tandon School of Engineering at New York University.

He is a Venture Partner with Newark Venture Partners, and serves as a VC-in-Residence for Genius Guild Greenhouse Fund.

He blogs at and is on Twitter @brianlaungaoaeh

Speaking in:

January 18
10:30 am11:00 am
Javits North, Level 4, Room 408, UST Global Supply Chain Stage

A leading global research and leadership firm envisions a future where autonomous vehicles and drones will deliver about 80 percent of all items. If you're wondering who's driving future deliveries or if emerging technologies will fly, join these next-gen thinkers for an eye-opening dialogue on the direction the retail supply chain's last mile is headed.