As Senior Consultant at Values Partnerships Brandon Andrews 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 advising/supporting businesses. He was also a consulting producer on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome; a seed-capital show on ABC.
In addition to working with entrepreneurs Brandon has helped develop and lead nationwide engagement campaigns for projects including STEP (2017), Fences (2016), ROOTS (2016), and Concussion (2015).
He worked with NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment to refresh their Erase the Hate campaign and in 2015, he worked with A+E Networks, iHeartMedia, and the United Way to develop the Shining A Light Concert for Progress on Race in America, Shining a Light Fund, and Conversations on Race in America documentary.
Brandon is also co-founder of GAUGE; an AI-enabled mobile market research platform fundamentally changing the way successful companies make decisions. He was named a Global Innovation Fellow by the U.S. Department of State, and has traveled the world speaking on entrepreneurship and innovation.
He spent 5 years in the U.S. Senate where he handled technology, small business, and defense policy. He also crafted public affairs, technology, and real estate communications plans at MWWPR.
He is Chairman of the DC Commission on National and Community Service, and serves on the DC Commission on Fashion, Arts, and Events. Brandon also serves on the Board of Advisors of the OpenGov Foundation; an organization that builds tech tools to bridge the gap between citizens and government.
He provides commentary on entrepreneurship, technology, and policy on TV, radio, and the web.
A former Division-1 track athlete, Brandon is a graduate of Oral Roberts University.