Though he’s an engineer through and through, Brian also enjoys working on and solving real-world business problems with technology and working with software teams to deliver real value.
Brian holds patents for his work in social event recommendations and interest-based social recommendations for event ticket network systems. He has also published research on multiple topics, including using linguistic models for image retrieval, electrostatic containerless processing systems, and the effect of cyclic aeroconvective heating on flexible thermal insulations.
As an AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate, Brian enjoys serverless architectures with AWS due to the ability to rapidly iterate. Brian also authored the book "Serverless Design Patterns and Best Practices,” which was published by Packt Publications. He’s also an organizer for the Boulder Elixir Meetup.
Brian holds a BS in Materials Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, a BS in Computer Science from San Francisco State University, and a Udacity nanodegree in self-driving car engineering. His work history includes the likes of NASA, eBay, Eventbrite, and IronPort.