Founder & CEO, Bedrocket Media Ventures
Brian Bedol is the founder and CEO of Bedrocket Media Ventures, a next generation media company that creates pioneering content distributed through cross-platform networks. Bedrocket this year launched four YouTube channels: Official Comedy, Network A (action sports), Kick (soccer), and Look TV (fashion & beauty). Bedrocket also executive produced the independent feature film Sleepwalk With Me, directed by writer & comedian Mike Birbiglia.
Mediaweek Magazine called Bedol “a maverick entrepreneur” for his willingness to compete against large media companies with disruptive content brands. Best known for founding Classic Sports Network, College Sports Television, and collegesports.com, Bedol was also on the original launch teams at MTV, Nick-at-Nite, and Court TV.
Bedol is an active early-stage investor and advisor, notably a founding partner at General Catalyst Partners and co-founder and board member at Bluefin Labs. He was listed in Sporting News’ “Power 100” as well as Business Week’s “Best Leaders in Media.”