Greg Foster has spent his entire career as an entrepreneur or an investor and advisor to early stage businesses and high growth companies. His areas of expertise include technology, digital media, and marketing automation.
Most recently, he was the founder and CEO of BrightWhistle, the first marketing automation platform built exclusively for the healthcare industry. The company raised nearly $7 million in capital and was acquired by Influence Health in 2015.
Greg also served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence with Chrysalis Ventures and as a Partner at Noro-Moseley Partners, focused on early stage digital media investing. He was responsible for Corporate Development at Turner Broadcasting after selling his first start-up, Southern Direct, to TBS in 2005. Prior to Turner, he was a member of the management teams for both iXL and Silverpop, two Atlanta-based startups. IBM acquired Silverpop in 2015.
Graduating magna cum laude from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, Greg also holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He sits on the Board for the Bobby Dodd Foundation, the Georgia Council on Economic Education, and the Georgia Tech College of Engineering. He lives in Marietta, Georgia, with his wife Christine and their two sons, Jack and Henry, where he is actively involved with his church, Marietta First United Methodist.