Brian Gorbett is an Architect in Microsoft's Developer & Platform Evangelism (DPE) Division, responsible for engaging partners and customers around developer tools and platform technologies. He mentors entrepreneurs building on the latest technologies and advises tech startups on the latest software architecture.
He is currently leading the startup initiative for the Central Region of the United States for Microsoft and actively seeks out passionate technology startups with innovating ideas. An active developer and technologist, Gorbett has contributed to national publications on software technologies and still codes on a daily basis.
Before joining Microsoft, Gorbett managed a team of developers and designers responsible for delivering next generation rich Internet applications. Gorbett resides in Chicago, IL, but can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, BrianGorbett.com, or just about any other social network.