VP, Future Forum
Brian Elliott is the VP of the Future Forum, a consortium launched by Slack to help companies to reimagine work in the new digital-first world. The Future Forum is dedicated to the concept that companies need to make a comprehensive shift in how they operate.It is focused on delivering original research, case studies and position papers, and an ongoing event series where leading voices share insights and debate solutions.
Previously, Brian was the VP and General Manager of Platform at Slack, where he oversaw Platform strategy and execution. Slack integrates with enterprise tools from companies such as Google, Oracle and Salesforce, as well as more than 2,200 other tools and services.
Before Slack, Brian was General Manager of Google Express, Google’s full-stack commerce platform, driving product, engineering, operations and go-to-market functions. Prior to Google, Brian was CEO at start-ups such as Monsoon Commerce, a software platform that services thousands of online businesses, and Alibris, a global e-commerce marketplace. Before that, Brian was a consultant with Boston Consulting Group.
Brian received a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Northwestern University, Illinois, and an MBA from Harvard’s Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts.