Brian Patrick Downey
Senior Vice President, Product and Strategy, SmartBear


DissertationImpact of Lifecycle Stage of New Technology Based Firms on Existing Management and Innovation Theories

Brian has over fifteen years of experience in the technology industry, specifically in the Information Technology (IT) infrastructure hardware and software space. Brian’s experience has spanned engineering, operations, strategy, and sales in the IT field. , Currently Brian is running the product management organization for one of the main lines of business at BMC Software. Prior to his role at BMC, Brian spent ten years working at EMC corporation in multiple senior management and individual contributor roles, and worked on projects including launching EMC’s mid-range hardware business, establishing key alliances to support EMC software products, and driving the operations for an incubated new business.

Brian holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, a DBA from the Fox School of Business, and an MBA from Babson College.