Liam Pisano joined LearnLaunch as Managing Director in 2014. Liam oversees all of LearnLaunch’s activities and drives strategy for the organization. Prior to joining LearnLaunch, Pisano focused on growth equity, leveraged buyout and distressed debt investments in the education services, technology, and health care sectors. He is an investment professional with over 15 years of experience, holding investment positions at Spectrum Equity Investors, Hercules Technology Growth Capital and Patriot Capital, as well as co-founding EdTech startup Academic Earth. He is a proud 14-year member of the Big Brothers Association of Massachusetts and a two-time Big Brother. He is also co-founder of the William Gaines Foundation (Biggie’s Kids), a non-profit organization serving underprivileged inner city high school students. Liam received his B.A in Political Science from Williams College, and his M.B.A from Yale University where he was a founding member of the Yale Economic Review.