Brad Presner
Acumen Fund

Brad Presner is Acumen Fund’s Metrics Manager. In this role, he manages the development of the Pulse social metrics platform and helps define Acumen Fund’s performance assessment strategy. He joined Acumen Fund in July, 2008, having worked closely with the Pulse team while an employee of He joined in December 2006, where he led M&E efforts that built a culture of rigorous, thoughtful, analytical impact assessment; he also worked with the portfolio teams to create and track metrics for their initiatives. Prior to, Brad worked at Google Inc. where he began, and later helped manage, the Business Analytics team in Google’s Online Sales and Operations department. Brad began his career as a mechanical engineer at a Silicon Valley hardware company, later working at multiple start-ups in business analytics roles. Brad holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.

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