Originally from New York, Brian Webster
has been working as an organizer, project manager and marketing
professional in San Francisco for over 30 years.
Prior to starting BWA, Brian was the Corporate
Relations Manager for the Association of Internet
During the Internet boom days in San Francisco
BWA was focused on producing technology business networking events.
BWA produced 415TECH
The Largest Regional Networking Event for Internet, IT and Communications
Professionals - quarterly from 1999 to 2001.
Brian Webster organized and produced, the
SF Web Business Mixer monthly, for
4-years, from 1997 to 2001 as well as the Internet
and Music Business Mixer monthly for 2-years, from 1999 to
2001 in San Francisco.
At this time Brian Webster was the founder
and managing partner of 415TECH Media LLC., which published San Francisco's Dot Com Directory in
August of 2000.
Under the name of "The Key Network"
BWA has produced networking lunches that connected entrepreneurs
with VCs and Angel investors.
In 2002 BWA shifted its focus from tech
business to fundraising and development for non-profit groups
and worthy causes.
BWA is involved with several non-profit
and NGO groups working on global and local social problem solving.
The firm has a special interest in the partnering of businesses
and non-profit groups in mutually beneficial relationships.
Brian has been involved with music community
organizing for many years with a special focus on the intersection
of music and politics. Brian's - Music
Industry, Music Community, Music & Politics Projects.
Brian has been working on a long-term development
project called Human
Race Day, inspired by Sport Aid and focused on creating political
will to meet the Millennium Development Goals.
Brian also has a history of producing videoconferences
to promote the idea of the Interactive
Plaza - public spaces with large screen interactive global
videoconferencing that are free and open to the public.