Creative, innovative, and passionate entrepreneur with an exceptionally diverse skill set and talent for effective leadership. Experienced and dedicated business owner, philanthropist, strategist, musician, performer, and music educator driven by excellence, benevolence, and continuous personal/professional growth.
Curtis Forbes is the founder of Forbes Music Company, transforming music education. With the personal touch of a neighborhood music studio and the convenience of in-home lessons, Forbes Music is teaching life’s greatest lessons. And more, member of The Recording Academy as an accomplished musician, and founder of LiveShed, an integrated software solution for interactive video content that gives people the power to see things differently and businesses the ability to put that power in customers’ pockets. LiveShed is pioneering revolutionary video technology with a user-controlled, multi-perspective video player that gives users the ability to be the director and curate their own immersive experience.
Now Texan, O'Brien works in Venture Capital Economic Development, serving the investment and venture capital economies directly, through thought leadership, consulting, and startup development.He's the founder of MediaTech Ventures, a founder and managing director of the Texas Technology Council, and partner in 1839 Ventures.