Brent Comstock is an entrepreneur, rural economic developer, venture capitalist and keynote speaker. Since the age of 12, Brent has served as founder and CEO of the nationally recognized company, BCom Solutions. In this role, Brent has served as the senior digital adviser for local, state, and national political campaigns, and billion-dollar fundraising initiatives. He is a nationally-recognized key leader for using broadband to connect rural America. He used his company’s success as a platform to dive deeper into rural entrepreneurship with the development of the Rural Impact Hub– a place for rural community organizations to partner together and collaborate ways to support and strengthen rural America. More recently Brent serves as principal of the venture capital fund, Change Ventures, that invests in early stage Baltic-region start-ups. Brent is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University where he was a Robertson Scholar.