Bradford joined SignalFire in 2023 to invest in early-stage companies across SignalFire’s portfolio with a focus on vertical and horizontal application software. Bradford is an ex-athlete, operator, and entrepreneur with experience investing in and working with founders of early-stage, growth, and pre-IPO companies.
Before joining SignalFire, Bradford was at Insight Partners, where he invested more than $600M across cloud software, data infrastructure, cyber security, and consumer technology.
Bradford’s career before VC includes serial entrepreneurship, business development, and commercial and investment banking.
Bradford graduated from the University of Michigan, receiving his Bachelor’s in General Studies, focusing on Economics, Technology, and Entrepreneurship. During college, Bradford competed in two varsity sports (swimming & football). He finished his career as an Academic All-Big Ten, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and Varsity Letter Winner while playing Tight End as a walk-on under Coach Jim Harbaugh. He also gave the 2019 commencement address at the University of Michigan College of LSA for the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies.
Outside of work, Bradford does intense athletic training, traveling, and interviewing inspiring leaders worldwide.