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About Brandon Tidwell

An experienced technology industry investment consultant with a background in law, Brandon Tidwell serves as a managing director for Signal Peak Ventures in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2011, he cofounded Signal Peak as a breakaway from Canopy Ventures, where he served for five years as a managing director. As one of the leaders of a firm that seeks to fund and counsel emerging information technology companies, Brandon Tidwell utilizes his knowledge in areas ranging from mergers and acquisitions to structured finance to help entrepreneurs develop effective business growth strategies and build successful enterprises. Among the portfolio companies he currently advises are BDNA, Power Innovations, and C7 Data Centers.

At Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, Mr. Tidwell earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting. He completed a law degree at Columbia University and practiced corporate law for several years at the San Francisco offices of the prominent firms Latham & Watkins, LLP, and Ballard Spahr, LLP, before joining Canopy Ventures.

Along with attending to his responsibilities at Signal Peak, Brandon Tidwell strives to serve as a positive role model for the young people of his local community. Besides coaching junior football, he serves as a youth leader for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Work experience

Jul 2011Present

Founder and Managing Director

Signal Peak Ventures
Mar 2006Jul 2011

Managing Director

Canopy Ventures
Jan 2001Jan 2006


Latham & Watkins / Ballard Spahr



Brigham Young University


Columbia University