A life of exploration, innovation, endless education, and entreprenuership
A veteran of Product Management, Product Design, and Lifecycle Marketing. Brian has consulted with and has worked with companies throughout South America, East Asia, Europe, and the United States in the Travel, Ecommece, and Special Event industries.
Starting in performance marketing, Brian eventually moved into the role of Creative Director and Product Manager for a traditional and digital travel publication. In 2012, Brian launched his own event mapping product for special events which was later used for the GoPro Mountain Games and the 2015 World Championships.
While building his own digital mapping products, Brian also worked as an independent contractor for numerous companies around the globe where he focused on Marketing and Product Design (UX and CX).
Currently, Brian works as a Product Manager with a focus on Data Initiatives and Lifecycle Marketing (Growth, Acquisition and Retention) where he uses his background in Digital Marketing and Product Design (UX and CX) to help drive strategies and product development.
Brian calls Gypsum, CO home where he lives with his wife, dog, and the occasional mountain lion. He has been proving that remote workers are the most efficient since 2011.
In typical workaholic fashion, Brian moonlights as the Director of Product for Rocky Mountain Adventure Rentals. Having started in a garage back in 2015, Brian created and managed the road map that grew Rocky Mountain Adventure Rentals (RMAR) into one of the premier adventure outfitters in the state of Colorado. Now with 3 locations including Vail and Buena Vista, RMAR became an official outfitter of Polaris Industries in 2019.
To top it off, Brian is also a published Children’s Book Illustrator, Medical Illustrator, and he has worked as a Technical Illustrator for Fly Fishing soft goods. A world traveler and backcountry guide at heart, Brian has jumped out of planes, spent numerous days heli skiing, has fly fished the north highlands of Scotland, and has guided more rivers, mountaineering trips, and slot canyon trips than he can count.
Brian is fluent in both windows and mac operating systems and has intermediate to advanced knowledge in each of the following:
Adobe After Effects
Facebook Business Manager
- 2019: Reforge – Retention and Engagement Deep Dive Series
- 2018: General Assembly – Product Management Program
- 2017: W3Schools – HTML5 Application Programming Certificate
- 2016: Google Adwords Certificate
- 2015: W3Schools – Programming using HTML/CSS Certificate
- 2007: Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design – Web Technology, Information Resource Design Certificate
- 1999-2003: Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design – BFA: Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics. 3.9 Magna Cum Laude