Brian was a partner at MNP for 9 years, leading the national blockchain practise and was formerly co-founder and CEO of Greenridge, an IT services and solutions company that merged with MNP in 2011.
Brian provides high-level consulting on Information Technology (IT) issues and engagement leadership, delivering innovative solutions to a wide range of clients across Canada, including organizations in the cryptocurrency, agriculture, government, insurance, education, healthcare, retail, high-tech, mining and manufacturing sectors.
Brian is an accomplished consultant with an exceptional ability to understand and bridge the worlds of business and IT to determine effective approaches to complex and ambiguous problems. With over 37 years of industry experience in business, technical and application environments, he delivers solid results and is adept at helping organizations streamline processes, improve customer service and realize the benefits of strategic IT investments. His areas of expertise include blockchain and cryptocurrencies, system architecture, project management and oversight, business intelligence and analytics, and business and systems analysis.
His expertise has been applied within Canada, the U.S., Europe and Australia managing projects that involve complex interactions with clients, vendors, and services delivery teams – often involving the development and ownership of ‘net new’ technology intellectual property. His project experience has been applied nationally and internationally with high-profile clients such as Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Procter and Gamble, Johnson and Johnson and public-sector organizations such as Government of Canada, provincial governments and government agencies in the US and Europe.