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Our Team

Decades of experience in all facets of business, marketing and tech.

Blacknox was founded by a group of individuals and entities, each with specialized skills and expertise honed over decades of experience in business strategy, marketing, product development, brand development and market positioning. By combining our individual areas of expertise we’ve created a startup focused consultancy that can guide you and your team from the white paper phase to and through brand and product launches while helping you navigate the complexities of your industry.


Meet the team

Brad Nickel

Founder / Product / Marketing

Brad is a technology geek at heart and a marketing expert by profession. He’s the guy that spends a lot of time tinkering with tech and coming up with ideas to position products and platforms to fulfill a market need.

Keith Alan

Co-Founder/Marketing / Content / Ops

As an entrepreneur, a media executive and a startup consultant Keith has been forced to find was to navigate new challenges for a diverse range of businesses and industries including lifestyle brands, consumer goods, FinTech, health sciences, technology and more.

Dr. Steven F. Browdy

Tech / Development

Dr. Browdy is the President and CTO of OMS Tech, Inc., a mathematical and scientific software consulting firm. He has a Ph.D. in Mathematics and has over 30 years of experience in education and software development.

Austin Gaines

Biz Dev / Fundraising

The keel that keeps the team’s creative minds on track, Austin is a successful business owner and entrepreneur that has been actively engaged in Miami’s philanthropic and business communities for decades.


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