Brian is currently the Director, Baseball Systems for the Tampa Bay Rays and has been with the team since 2006. He has been responsible for creating and leading a team of programmers that has written all of the team’s software that is used for all aspects of the Baseball Operations department.
For the first half of his career, Brian was primarily involved with only Microsoft technologies. After starting as an MCSE focused primarily on networking, he eventually made the shift to programming when he realized that the impact that he could make creating software from scratch. Since that time, he has created many Enterprise software applications for various companies including Defense Contractors, Fortune 100 banks and other companies that have generated over 1 billion dollars in revenue per year.
Currently, he is heavily involved, but not limited to, full stack Ruby on Rails development, VB.Net & C# desktop and web applications, Python scripting and heavy database ETL and administration for very large datasets in addition to managing a team of programmers who are responsible for advancing the technology efforts of the Baseball Operations department.
The software that he has designed has become an integral part of the team’s day to day decision making and is used by all levels of the Baseball Operations staff from the President of Baseball Operations to the scouts and coaches who help build the Major League team.