Brandon Andrews is the co-founder of Gauge, an AI-driven mobile market research platform connecting brands to consumers and influencers to identify opportunities and avoid mistakes. As a senior consultant at Values Partnerships, he leads the company's work on technology and entrepreneurship, including a nationwide casting tour focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices to ABC’s, Shark Tank. Named a Global Innovation Fellow by the U.S. Department of State, he has traveled the world speaking on entrepreneurship and innovation. He also launched The Investment series to educate entrepreneurs and investors of color.
In addition to working with entrepreneurs, Brandon has helped lead nationwide engagement campaigns for film and TV events, including “If Beale Street Could Talk” and “Fences.” In 2018, he managed the #TechtoWealth Tour with DJ Young Guru to get more people of color coding. In 2015, he worked with A+E Networks, iHeartMedia, and the United Way to develop the Shining A Light Concert for Progress on Race in America and the “Conversations on Race in America” documentary.
Brandon served five years in the U.S. Senate and currently is the chairman of the DC Commission on National and Community Service.