Hi there, I'm Brian. I studied at RPI and quickly recognized the power of design in shaping technology into amazing products that empower and delight people.
From learning new languages to exploring the world, I seek out adventures that expand my horizons and explore creative opportunities, including sailing, improv comedy, and photography).
Director of Product Management, AppDynamics (Cisco)
Led product strategy and roadmap for $20MM+ Digital Experience Monitoring product set. Grew YoY license consumption by an average of 35%. Established the product vision and strategy for next-generation Cloud monitoring products. Responsible for a multi-level organization of product managers.
* I am currently on a company-approved professional sabbatical (12 months)
Lead Product Manager, AppDynamics (Cisco)
04/2019-04/2020, San Francisco, California
Launched Dash Studio, a redesigned dashboarding platform. Led product management, roadmap, and new feature development for Analytics, Mobile App, and UI.
Director of Design Technology, AppDynamics (Cisco)
09/2017-04/2019, San Francisco, California
Built a team of 7 design technologists. Established common patterns and prototyping tools for testing design concepts and conducting user testing. Launched AppD's first design system, Particle, including an interactive pattern website.
UX Lead, Coupang
11/2016-09/2017, Mountain View, California
Responsible for leading a team of UX designers to provide product strategy, interaction, and visual design expertise at Asia's fastest growing e-commerce company. Developed a code-based design library for supplier and marketplace tools. Launched audit interface for company-wide A/B testing platform.
Principal UX Designer, BMC
04/2013-10/2016, Santa Clara, California
Launched Innovation Studio, a platform for developing multiplatform apps for large-scale IT operations. Led a team of 4 interaction and visual designers to design and launch Smart IT, an innovative IT Service Management product that reduces the time to resolve Service Desk incidents by over 50%. Developed interactive prototypes and production assets for Web and mobile platforms, working with a 60-person R&D team.
Senior UX Designer, Sandia National Laboratories
2010-2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Launched WebShipper, a tool for shipping hazardous and export-controlled substances between national laboratory worksites. Conducted user interviews, contextual inquiries, and storymapping exercises. Worked closely with Business Analysts to develop product backlogs and promote user-centered design practices across the organization.
Troy, New York
Master of Human-Computer Interaction
Bachelor of Computer and Systems Engineering
Graduated May 2010