Erik Brown joined GigaTrust in 2017 as Chief Technology Officer where he is responsible for the IT, engineering, and customer service functions. He has over 25 years’ experience working with new and emerging technologies, most recently with mobile development. Erik’s career includes technology positions in successful start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. He has worked as a developer, architect, and leader in mobile development, digital imaging, Internet search, and healthcare. He also brings his experience with patent development, and as a technical author and conference speaker to the company.
Prior to joining GigaTrust, Erik served as an Associate Vice President, Innovation and Delivery Services in Molina Healthcare’s IT department where he oversaw a team of 40 people focused on improving and standardizing the use of new technology. He spearheaded the development and deployment of Molina’s first mobile application for home-based assessments, and created an internal Incubator program for identifying and funding new ideas within the IT department. Erik also worked as Program Manager and Architect in Unisys Corporation’s Federal Systems group as well as at several successful start-up companies, including Transarc Corporation (purchased by IBM in 1994) and PictureVision, Inc. (purchased by Eastman Kodak in 2000).
Erik is the author of two well-received books on Windows Forms programming, and has spoken at numerous conferences including the 2014 mHealth Summit. He is a graduate of the Society for Information Management’s Regional Leadership Forum, and is a certified project manager and scrum master (PMP, PMI-RMP, CSM, and ITIL). Erik holds a BS and MS degree in Mathematics from Carnegie-Mellon University.