Brian has more than 13 years of senior executive experience in the Cloud IT space. He is currently an Executive in Residence at Khosla Ventures, where he is an Advisor for select portfolio companies. For the past two years, he has been a hands on, strategic Private Venture Advisor to companies in the Consumer/mobile IT, SaaS and Cloud areas. 

From 2003 to 2013 Brian was Vice President at VMware, the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop to the data center. During his time there he led a broad range of products, partnerships, and business development roles, and was responsible for incubating the first set of end-user computing SaaS services. He also led product and business teams launching vCloud IaaS and PaaS. 

Previously, Brian held various leadership and engineering roles at technology startups, Netscape Communications and Hewlett-Packard. He holds an BSEE degree from MIT.