Brandon Andrews is Co-Founder of Gauge, an AI-driven mobile market research platform connecting brands to consumers and influencers to identify opportunities and avoid mistakes. As Senior Consultant at Values Partnerships, he leads the company's work on technology and entrepreneurship, including leading a nationwide casting tour focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices to ABC's Shark Tank and building inclusive ecosystems. He led casting for Bet on Black, a new business show on REVOLT highlighting Black entrepreneurs. Named a Global Innovation Fellow by the U.S. Department of State, he has traveled the world speaking and hosting events on entrepreneurship and innovation.
In 2022, he helped build and host the inaugural Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Entrepreneurship Greenhouse. He also led entrepreneurship programming in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and Dushanbe, Tajikistan, and hosted the Unleash+ pitch competition in Mysore, India.
In addition to working with entrepreneurs, Brandon has helped lead nationwide engagement campaigns, including jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy (2022), Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre (2021), John Lewis: Good Trouble (2020), If Beale Street Could Talk (2018), Fences (2016), ROOTS (2016), and Concussion (2015).
He provides commentary on policy, politics, business, and technology on TV, radio, and the web.
A former Division I track athlete, Brandon is a graduate of Oral Roberts University.
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