About Rory Brown
Rory Brown has focused on financial technology and investment management for 30+ years. Mr. Brown was named by Ernst & Young as Financial Services Entrepreneur of the Year and has also been featured in several well-known industry publications, including Money Magazine and The Economist and companies he has managed have been included in the Inc. 500 multiple times.
Prior to his current role as a Managing Partner of Nicklaus Brown & Co., Brown co-founded VirtualBank in 2000. VirtualBank acquired $300 million in assets in its first year and has become a multibillion-dollar platform. VirtualBank was the initial user of Windows 2000 as its platform and developed a single interface for customers to access financial accounts and transactions.
The decision made an impact on Microsoft, and soon after, he spoke on technology leadership at a series of events and was featured in their global advertising campaign. VirtualBank was subsequently named & "Best Online Bank" by Money Magazine.
Mr. Brown is currently working on a new app that will help consumers navigate online banking. The app will connect clients with the best virtual banks in the world, where they can get comparisons on rates for home loans, auto loans, and more.