Bryan Baum


Bryan Baum is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of K5 Global, along with Michael Kives. K5 is an investment and incubation firm with an extensive portfolio of notable investments, including SpaceX, the Boring Company, and Relativity Space, as well as successful incubated companies including Kendall Jenner's 818 Tequila and Jake Arnold’s TheExpert.

Bryan is a serial entrepreneur who has founded and sold multiple companies including Blue Vision Labs, a localization and mapping software company for self-driving cars (sold to Lyft in 2018); Operam, a data analytics and marketing insights company; and, an e-commerce platform (sold to CustomInk in 2016).  

Bryan has been named a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, Forbes 30 under 30, and is on the Board of the Drug Enforcement Agency’s Foundation. Bryan studied Game Theory at Swarthmore College (PA) and Oxford University and was an adjunct professor at University of Southern California (USC).