Brian Halligan

Senior Lecturer


Brian Halligan is CEO & Co-Founder of HubSpot, a marketing software company he co-founded six years ago to help businesses transform the way they market their products. Since its founding, HubSpot has accumulated over 8,000 customers. He is a Senior Lecturer at MIT where he teaches 15.S16 Entrepreneurial Product Development and Marketing. He is author of two books: Marketing Lessons From the Grateful Dead and Inbound Marketing: Get Found Using Google, Social Media, and Blogs, which is in its seventh printing, has sold more than 50,000 copies, has been translated into nine languages, and peaked at #17 overall on the Amazon bestseller list. Brian was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 New England award recipient. In his spare time, he sits on a few boards of directors, follows his beloved Red Sox, goes to the gym, and is learning to play guitar.

Faculty Media

  • MITX and HubSpot Announce Partnership Between FutureM and INBOUND

    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, MITX, and HubSpot, two of Bostons most innovative and influential marketing organizations, announced that they have joined forces to make FutureM and INBOUND a...

  • Brian Halligan, chief of HubSpot, on the Value of Naps

    Brian Halligan, chief executive of HubSpot, which makes software for marketers, says he wants to work less and think more," and finds naps to be a source of inspiration. The company now offers a...

  • Video Interview with HubSpot CEO Brian Halligan about Inbound Marketing 2.0

    I sat down with Brian to discuss what’s changed in the world of Inbound Marketing (and what's stayed the same). Brian also shares ideas for how all businesses can get found on the web and grow more...


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