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July 12, 2017

The Micro-Segmentation Conversation at Nutanix .NEXT

Sr. Director of Business Development

Bryan has one foot in the technical world and one foot in the business world. He’s responsible for Illumio’s business development strategy and execution.

Choosing the right tool for a project can sometimes be easy. When driving a nail, the obvious choice is a hammer. When driving a screw, a screwdriver is the best tool in the box. But sometimes our choice of tool is limited by our knowledge and past experience. This is famously captured by Abraham Maslow when he wrote, "I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail." In other words, if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

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June 21, 2017

Cutting the Gordian Knot

Sr. Director of Business Development

Bryan has one foot in the technical world and one foot in the business world. He’s responsible for Illumio’s business development strategy and execution.

The Gordian Knot is a legend associated with Alexander the Great and is often used as a metaphor for a complex or unsolvable problem (untying the impossible knot) solved easily by thinking outside of the box (cutting the Gordian knot). Its roots are traced back to Alexander the Great when he conquered the city of Gordium in modern day Turkey. 

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May 2, 2017

Illumio Secures The World's Most Critical Data On Oracle Database

Sr. Director of Business Development

Bryan has one foot in the technical world and one foot in the business world. He’s responsible for Illumio’s business development strategy and execution.

Illumio CCO Alan Cohen first introduced us to the Willie Sutton theory of cybersecurity:

“Why do you rob banks?” —Reporter
“Because that’s where the money is.” —Willie 'The Actor' Sutton 
 
The same applies in the cyber world – hacking into computers is just a means to an end.
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June 28, 2016

Visualization 2.0 at Nutanix .NEXT

Sr. Director of Business Development

Bryan has one foot in the technical world and one foot in the business world. He’s responsible for Illumio’s business development strategy and execution.

Last week, #TeamIllumio participated in the Nutanix .NEXT conference. We had a chance to talk about the unprecedented visibility enterprises can achieve when using Illumio ASP to secure their invisible infrastructure.

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March 22, 2016

Illumio Adaptive User Segmentation Is Now Citrix Ready and Nutanix Ready Validated

Sr. Director of Business Development

Bryan has one foot in the technical world and one foot in the business world. He’s responsible for Illumio’s business development strategy and execution.

When my oldest child was eight years old, my wife and I decided it was time to buy a play structure for the backyard. After visiting the local stores and checking out the various kits, I was shocked at the high cost. I was convinced I could build my own play structure at a fraction of the cost. It would also be a good project to work on with my son, as well as being a good excuse to buy more power tools.

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