Brian McDonald is permanently a 12-year old at heart. With a love for video games, dad jokes, and pizza, every day is a fun adventure. Brian is one of the founding members of Mutare and considers it his second family.

Brian is the Director of Product Development at Mutare. He oversees the design, development, and implementation of Mutare’s innovative product portfolio for scores of Mutare customers, from government agencies and educational institutions to health care providers. Brian is also the Security Officer for Mutare. In that role he is responsible for company policies, technologies and training to assure all company operations adhere to rigorous data protection and privacy measures. Brian’s deep commitment to data security combined with his role in product development is reflected in Mutare’s focus on products that not only revolutionize business communications but also protect the integrity of the customer’s IT networks.

Brian brings more than 20 years of experience in information systems technology development and management to Mutare. Following graduation from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he was hired to the operations team where he has developed a strong reputation as a problem-solver and customer advocate. Brian has led post-sales installation and support for more than 500 software installations representing Mutare’s full line of solutions.

Brian enjoys immersing himself in the technical aspects of his role, and thrives working with his teams in development, IT, and operations.