Brett owns 3River Development LLC (3riverdev.com), providing tech strategy, consulting, and custom solutions for companies and organizations of all sizes. Brett is devoted to open source software and previously enjoyed a career at Red Hat. He is one of the core developers and committers of Hibernate ORM, as well as the former project lead of Artificer. In addition, he contributes new features to Apache Camel, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, Infinispan Data Grid, and other widely used open source frameworks.
Brett has a wide breadth of experience in multiple industries, including careers at Red Hat, Disney, Raytheon, NBC Universal, and regional companies. He has an M.S. (Applied Computer Science) from Purdue University and a B.S. (Computer Science) from Valparaiso University. He also enjoys public speaking on technical topics at both local and national conferences.