Brandon is a Sales Engineer at MapR. Brandon is responsible for working with customers, partners and prospects to understand and propose solutions using MapR technologies. Brandon has over 15 years of experiences as a hands-on technologist with a strong track record of success, serving as a trusted adviser and intermediary between cutting edge technologies and customers’ business needs. Prior to joining MapR, Brandon was a Storage Solutions Architect for Red Hat, where he provided clients with software-defined storage solutions that utilized physical, virtual and Amazon-based virtual machines to serve high performing and highly available storage. Before Red Hat, Brandon served as a subject matter expert in the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) space as a Solutions Architect for LogicsOne, where he provided businesses all over the world with solutions from both VMware and Citrix. Earlier in his career, Brandon was a Technical Project Manager and Solutions Advisor for Radical Support, where he specialized in SMB architecture.