Brian leads teams from around the globe, designing and creating user experiences used by millions. Brian has over 15 years of deep experience in user experience strategy, interface, and design. He has directed and worked with teams from early-stage start-up to acquisition, to Fortune 500 companies.
In 2010 Brian joined the silicon valley startup ThisLife as VP of Interface and Design. In two short years he helped design a unique cloud-based service for organizing and sharing photos and videos. ThisLife was featured in Forbes and The Wall Street Journal before being acquired in 2012 for $22.5M.
His work has been featured on the big screen at Apple Worldwide Developer Conference, and has been recognized by numerous awards and articles from Communication Arts, Graphis, Print Magazine, and HOW Interactive Design Annual. In 2013 his work with TED won a National Design Award.
Prior to founding Reason Interactive Brian received his degree in Sociology and Philosophy from The University of Wisconsin at Madison. He now lives in Portland, Oregon, continuing to study the cross-section between behavioral sciences and human-computer interface design.
Specialties: Interactive strategy, user interface and user experience design, mobile design, creative direction, creative strategy, and information architecture.