Brett Conrad is a seasoned entrepreneur, investor, and sports enthusiast with a diverse background in business leadership and innovation. Brett currently serves as an Operating Partner for IVEST Consumer Partners and is also the Founder of Longboard Capital Advisors
Brett previously served as the President of Lululemon Athletica USA. Brett successfully launched the Canadian yoga apparel manufacturer and retailer in the USA, funded by Highland Capital and Advent International. Notably, he is the brother of lululemon's visionary founder, Chip Wilson.
Brett also holds a deep passion for sports and the outdoors, reflected in his role as Senior Vice President of Marketing at Ride Snowboards, a position he held before the company's acquisition by K2 Sports (now a division of Jarden). He also co-founded Device Manufacturing, a company known for its patented step-in binding system. The success of Device Manufacturing led to its acquisition by Ride Snowboards, which later became a part of K2, Inc.