Brad McManus is an investment director at Motorola Solutions Venture Capital. His role is to actively identify, analyze, invest in and manage compelling and relevant startups strategic to Motorola Solutions core and emerging businesses. The mission of Motorola Solutions Venture Capital is to accelerate sustainable growth for Motorola Solutions through investments in new technologies, new businesses and new talent. Brad is a veteran strategic venture investor. His background includes heading Panasonic’s venture investment group for over eleven years. He has also advised dozens of other corporations in the building of their internal strategic investment arms with the objective of seeking innovation and new business growth by partnering in targeted vertical markets. Corporate venture investing enables access to external seeds of innovation and offers unique engagement strategies for successful business outcomes.