Brian leads Third Sector’s efforts in data, evaluation, and modeling to include developing and executing strategy, capturing best practices, and providing training. He joined Third Sector after a seventeen year career performing research and executing programs for the US Air Force. In the Air Force Research Lab he applied his PhD in probabilistic evaluation methods to jet engine reliability as part of the lab’s effort to implement a new design methodology. He also served as a Division Chief in the Headquarter Air Force’s budget office where he was responsible for crafting the $11 billion annual Space and Cyberspace budget.
Within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, Brian was the Director of the Office of Technical Intelligence where he applied data analysis techniques to identify and evaluate emerging and disruptive technologies. The data-driven evaluations and reports were used by the Undersecretary of Defense and the Defense research enterprise to adjust manpower, infrastructure, and programs to maximize the performance of the Defense acquisition community. Brian was named the Air Force Senior Analyst of the Year and also won the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition’s Thompson Reuters Data Prize for best use of data.