Brandon Friend, M.S.
Brandon Friend serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Perspectives.
Brandon has a lengthy track record of success as an entrepreneur, executive, and operator, most recently leading software engineering firm SourceStrike to a successful exit in 2020 at breakneck speed, the firm being only two years old.
At Perspectives, Brandon oversees all operational matters, including compliance, legal, accounting, human resources, medical billing, and other ancillary matters.
Prior to SourceStrike, Brandon founded, operated, and exited two closely held businesses.
Brandon began his career as a software engineer. He taught himself to program at age 11 and fell in love with software development. He started taking computer science courses at Irvine Valley College at age 13 and never looked back.
Twenty years later, he has worked with top companies and spent years as an engineering leader at some of Orange County’s hottest startups, including Acorns and AutoGravity. His work in iOS has been featured by Apple in their commercials as well as in physical Apple stores across the country, and they have invited him to their campus to develop content that they later showcased at their developer conferences.
Brandon has a Master’s Degree in Mathematics from UC, Irvine.