Brian Ehlert has been working in the technology sector since 1997. He has worked as the IT manager and lead for medical, retail, call center, mail order, online, and financial companies. Brian has filled roles in telecom, systems engineering, auditing, networking, systems hardening, disaster recovery, and has been a key in resolving complex, deep, and multi-faceted systems issues. Recently, Brian was a technically focused product manager in the Microsoft Solutions group at Citrix, specializing in Microsoft technology, where he began as a research test engineer. Currently, Brian is a director of product management at NGINX.