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Branden has more than two decades of experience in technology and information security with a formidable background in the majority of the technologies that drive today’s businesses. After spending the first several years of his career working with internet service providers to build and secure their infrastructures, Branden co-founded and sold an IT consulting business. He continued in this entrepreneurial spirit and worked for the private equity firm to enable secure growth of their portfolio of businesses. Branden has practical experience working with global clients in multiple verticals and is known for creating innovative solutions to challenging problems.

Branden has current, extensive experience in a number of popular server and cloud platforms, and further experience in other operating systems including Mainframe (z/OS) and various forms of UNIX. From a networking perspective, Branden has experience with many of the major networking players as well as practical deployments of infrastructure to promote efficiency and order where cost and chaos normally exists.

Branden is a Distinguished Fellow of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Dallas’s Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business where he teaches in their NSA Certified Information Assurance program. He publishes regularly and co-authored multiple books on PCI Compliance. He has a BBA in Marketing, an MBA in Supply Chain Management & Market Logistics, and a Doctor of Business Administration in Business Intelligence. His dissertation is titled The Digitization of Business: The Effect of E-Commerce Strategies on Revenue Growth in Retail Companiesavailable via ProQuest.

When he is not on the road or looking for a great brewpub, he calls Flower Mound, Texas home.

Want to see some of Branden’s fun projects? Check out www.brandolabs.com for details.

Contact Branden by clicking Contact above.

Disclaimer: The opinions and commentary posted here are mine—or in the case of a guest blogger, the comments belong to that individual. Content published here is not read or approved in advance by my current and/or past employers, and does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions, nor does it constitute any official communication of my current or past employers or organizations with which I am affiliated.

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