Brian Koo

Palo Alto

Brian is a founding managing partner of Formation Group. He currently serves on several boards including NextVR, Memebox, and YelloMobile. He is a seasoned investor with the continuous thesis of investing in entrepreneurs pursuing truly disruptive ideas and helping them succeed by acting as a robust bridge between Silicon Valley and Asia. Prior to Formation Group, Brian was a founding partner at Formation 8 and served as a board observer for Oculus.

Prior to Formation 8, Brian established InnovationHub, which helped LS Group – his family business – manage relationships and find investment opportunities in energy and technology sectors, specifically in the areas of smart grids, electric vehicles and next generation wireless technologies. Prior to InnovationHub, Brian co-founded and served as a managing partner of Harbor Pacific Capital, and advised a number of companies in the online education and media space before that. Brian began his entrepreneurial career with a start-up venture that involved a wireless technology and social networking service.

Brian received a B.A. with honors in Economics from Stanford University, and received an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.