Bradford joined SignalFire in 2023 to help build out the firm's NYC office and focus on early-stage AI/ML and vertical SaaS investments. Prior to joining SignalFire, he was an investor at Insight Partners, where he deployed about $600M in capital across application software, data infrastructure, security, and consumer internet investments. Bradford is an ex-athlete, operator, and entrepreneur with experience investing in and working with founders of early-stage, growth, and pre-IPO companies.
Bradford graduated from the University of Michigan, receiving his Bachelor’s in General Studies (B.G.S.) with a concentration in Economics, Biology, and Engineering. Bradford competed in two varsity sports (swimming & football) during college. He finished his career as an Academic All-Big Ten, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and Varsity Letter Winner while playing football as a walk-on under Coach Jim Harbaugh. He also gave the 2019 commencement address at the University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts for the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies.
Outside of work, Bradford does intense athletic training, traveling, and interviewing inspiring leaders worldwide.