Brian transitioned from 33 years of service in the U.S. Navy and Special Operations community in 2016. He commanded U.S. Naval Special Warfare Command, U.S. Special Operations Command Africa, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Naval Special Warfare Development Group, and SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team ONE. He served in key command and staff positions in Task Forces deployed to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Africa, and has significant experience in named and contingency operations around the world. He served as a Director for Combatting Terrorism and Director for Maritime Security on the National Security Council Staff under the Bush and Obama Administrations. Brian guides product and business development for Shield AI, a leading company in the fielding of autonomous and artificially intelligent robotic systems for the security sector. In Commons Federated, LLC, Brian also serves as a consultant, advisor and board member to cutting edge technology enterprises seeking growth in U.S. Government markets.