Brian Furano
Brian Furano
Vice President of Brand Licensing
Nextbite

Brian Furano is the Vice President of Brand Licensing for Nextbite managing its culinary and celebrity partnerships for branded virtual restaurants. Furano oversees Nextbite’s talent and entertainment partnerships, including those with celebrities, famous chefs, iconic restaurants, athletes, gamers, sports leagues and influencers to launch innovative high-quality delivery-only restaurants.  Nextbite’s celebrity brands include Packed Bowls by Wiz Khalifa, George Lopez Tacos, and ‘Wichcraft by Tom Colicchio.

Furano brings vast experience in celebrity partnerships and entertainment to Nextbite, where he has advised on collaborations for Rock & Brews Restaurants with Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS as well as George Lopez’s Chingon Kitchen restaurant concepts. Leading up to his licensing endeavors, Furano worked as an artist relations executive collaborating with legendary talent including Beyonce, Madonna, The Beatles, Dolly Parton, Kanye West and the Black Eyed Peas.

Brian Furano
Brian Furano
Vice President of Brand Licensing
Nextbite

Brian Furano is the Vice President of Brand Licensing for Nextbite managing its culinary and celebrity partnerships for branded virtual restaurants. Furano oversees Nextbite’s talent and entertainment partnerships, including those with celebrities, famous chefs, iconic restaurants, athletes, gamers, sports leagues and influencers to launch innovative high-quality delivery-only restaurants.  Nextbite’s celebrity brands include Packed Bowls by Wiz Khalifa, George Lopez Tacos, and ‘Wichcraft by Tom Colicchio.

Furano brings vast experience in celebrity partnerships and entertainment to Nextbite, where he has advised on collaborations for Rock & Brews Restaurants with Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS as well as George Lopez’s Chingon Kitchen restaurant concepts. Leading up to his licensing endeavors, Furano worked as an artist relations executive collaborating with legendary talent including Beyonce, Madonna, The Beatles, Dolly Parton, Kanye West and the Black Eyed Peas.