Brian Thompson, a former outdoorsman turned web developer, currently leads a team of 20+ developers in the creation and maintenance of digital experiences. As the Director of Web Engineering at Mindgrub, Brian oversees all of the web projects, in addition to the odd robotics challenge.
During his time as a tech guru, Brian has built and maintained websites across a variety platforms and with a variety of computing power requirements. Through this work, he has been tasked with handling website availability for high-traffic video sharing websites (with upwards of 5 million unique visitors per day), crowdfunding websites for Beyoncé and other celebrities, and e-commerce websites that process hundreds of thousands of orders per day. He can frequently be found writing code (PHP and Node.js), maintaining infrastructure, managing his team, and baking, as he has a reputation for making delicious cakes and sweet treats.