|Electrical Engineering and Computer Science|
Brian serves as technical advisor for GenieTown and will take the position of VP Engineering early in 2008. Brian returns to startup life after pursuing a PhD in computer science at Stanford University where he researched applying transactions to building scalable computer systems. Earlier, Brian was on the first engineering team at Ariba and eventually became the architect of the Buyer product for the procurement of both goods and services.
Before Ariba, Brian worked at other startups such as General Magic and Open Market, and helped several early-stage Silicon Valley startups with technology selection and early recruiting. Before Stanford, Brian received a SB and MEng in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.