Brian Pokorny ’02 is a general partner of SV Angel, a San Francisco–based seed fund. Prior to this, he was at Airbnb, where he joined via an acquisition of DailyBooth/Batch. DailyBooth was a venture-backed social media startup that Pokorny led for three years as CEO. Before this, he was a partner at SV Angel upon the launch of the firm. Prior to SV Angel, Pokorny was a founding team member and partner at Baseline Ventures, a leading seed-stage investment firm. Before joining Baseline, he spent close to four years at Google, holding various positions within the content partnerships team and direct sales organization. He’s also held various roles in sales operations and finance at Juniper Networks, TIBCO Software, and Applied Materials. Pokorny’s first angel investment was in Twitter. He is also a personal angel investor in Square, OMGPOP (acquired by Zynga), Tweetdeck (acquired by Twitter), Milo (acquired by eBay), Chomp (acquired by Apple) and others. He has advisory positions with Ooyala (acquired by Telstra) and Rupture (acquired by EA). At SV Angel, Pokorny originated investments in companies such as Instacart, Patreon, Mesosphere, Credit Karma, and Foursquare.