BrokerTech Ventures announced it has hired Emily Schultz as its new managing director. Schultz will be responsible for setting and executing on the strategic direction of BTV to help advance innovation within the broker technology industry. Schultz will also be responsible for leading BTV’s five towers of operation — early-stage investments, innovation, capital, media and communications, and the accelerator — alongside BTV’s managing partners. “Emily comes to us with deep and diversified experience in not only operations, but also in the startup and entrepreneurial space. Her understanding of our business and her strong awareness of the benefits of innovation in the industry make her the perfect fit for this role,” Dan Keough, Holmes Murphy chairman and CEO and BTV Co-CEO said in a prepared statement. Most recently, Schultz was the senior director of publishing operations and a member of the executive leadership team for Business Publications Corp. Before that, she was the project lead for Visionary, a technology company that provides companies large and small with web design, web development and digital marketing solutions.