Brian Austin

Vice President



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Often referred to as “The Most Interesting Man in the World,” Brian is our resident tech genius, whiskey aficionado and travel enthusiast. When Brian isn’t recruiting or fixing someone’s computer, you can find him surfing in La Jolla or climbing rocks in various Southwestern U.S. locations. It’s a tough life, but someone’s gotta do it.



Brian has placed executives across the C-suite at companies like CSIdentity, NetMotion, Personify, Pluralsight and Idera. He has built out teams for top Private Equity firms, Insight Venture Partners, Investcorp, Vista Equity Partners, Clearlake Capital, TA Associates and Rubicon Technology Partners.


Prior to Bespoke Partners, Brian spent three years working in Asia as a business and technology consultant for Impulse NGO Network. Brian graduated with honors from CSU, San Bernardino with an MBA focused in Marketing Management and Entrepreneurial Management. He is a member and a past President and Sergeant at Arms of San Diego Toastmasters 7 (est.1930), one of the oldest Toastmasters club in the world.