Brian started his career as an IT work study student at Seattle University. From there, Brian developed a technical background in Unix systems administration, networking, and information security. For the past ten years he has held leadership positions in project management, user support, enterprise applications, and data center operations. Brian has spent time living in a few different countries (Thailand, Singapore, Australia and the United Arab Emirates) and enjoys history, philosophy, and world affairs. Brian and his wife Melinda have two children, and spend their time gardening, running, and playing strategy games.