Brian A. Johnson is the Managing Director of Platform Engineering in the Technology Services division at a leading financial services firm. Current responsibilities include leadership and direction of platform engineering teams that define and build standard platform offerings including Web, App, Database, and Hosted Virtualization and Cloud Services.

With more than 19 years of experience in IT, Brian has a unique combination of technology expertise and business acumen, which proves valuable in aligning technology solutions with business problems. A strategic thinker and innovative leader, Brian enjoys builds high performing and high tech teams, with a proven track record of delivering to critical business initiatives.

Prior to joining the financial services industry in 2005, Brian held various leadership roles in public local government, private sector, including online retail and software. Among his most recent positions were CTO/VP Technology, Director of IT Infrastructure, Change Control Manager, Program Manager, and IT Manager.

Relocated to Phoenix from Dallas in 1995, Brian covets time with his wife and 5 children. He earned a Bachelors of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix, with prior studies in Computer Science and Engineering at ASU and Baylor University.