Len Pagon Jr.

Chairman & CEO

Len Pagon is Chairman and CEO of Next Sparc, which he founded in 2009 after the sale of his firm, Brulant. At Next Sparc, Len focuses on analyzing investment opportunities, and advising our portfolio companies.


Len was the former Vice Chairman of Rosetta and the former Chairman, CEO and founder of Brulant. Under Len’s leadership, Brulant became the third largest, privately-held interactive agency in the country in 2008.

In July 2008, he sold Brulant to Rosetta, which was backed by private-equity firm Lindsay Goldberg. Brulant was a professional services firm that provided end-to-end services to their clients to help them build, operate and optimize their online presence. Len is currently on the boards of Flexjet, GenomOncology, Hoodmart, Terrapin Ridge Farms, and Tuvoli.

He is also actively involved in the Cleveland Chapter of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and is currently an executive committee member. Len has received various awards and earned significant recognition as an entrepreneur and high-growth business leader. Len was named the 2007 Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young, to the Crain’s Cleveland Business annual “Who’s Who in Technology” and “40 under 40” lists, and Brulant was a three-time Inc. 500 winner.

Len has his B.S. from Case Western Reserve University. Len and his wife, Kata, and their three sons reside in Novelty, Ohio. Len enjoys any competitive or outdoor activities including traveling, golf, soccer, fishing, hiking, skiing, cycling and running.