Brian M. Overstreet
Co-founder and President
As co-founder and president of AdverseEvents, Inc. (AEI), Brian Overstreet manages the Company’s strategy and operations. Mr. Overstreet brings more than fifteen years of experience building and managing companies in the data, research and investment industries.
Prior to joining AEI, Brian was a co-founder of Sagient Research Systems, Inc. He served as the company's president and CEO from 1999 to 2009 and as the Chairman of the Board from 2010 until the company's acquisition in May 2012 by Informa plc. Sagient Research Systems is a publisher of specialized research and data. They develop, produce, and sell proprietary research products to global enterprises, including pharmaceutical companies, investment banks, mutual and hedge funds, academic institutions, and government agencies. While at Sagient Research, Mr. Overstreet was responsible for the development, production and sale of the Company’s proprietary research products to global enterprises including pharmaceutical companies, investment banks, mutual and hedge funds, academic institutions and government agencies. During his tenure at Sagient Research, the Company was named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing U.S. private companies, and continued to remain on the list for four consecutive years. Prior to Sagient Research, Mr. Overstreet was the Managing Director and head of U.S. operations for Midori Corporation and Midori Securities, a privately held investment bank. While at Midori, Mr. Overstreet focused on raising private capital for small U.S. public companies and successfully managed over $150 million in financing transactions.
More recently, Mr. Overstreet co-founded Bruliam Wines with his wife, Dr. Kerith Overstreet. As a boutique California winery that has earned a number of 90+ point scores from Wine Enthusiast magazine, Bruliam Wines donates 100 percent of all profits to charity.
Mr. Overstreet earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley.