Back to Dallas Page

Brian Orrell

CTO
Brian Orrell

Brian Orrell

CTO

Overview

As Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Orrell works to ensure Pariveda defines appropriate approaches for technology and delivery at our clients, identifies and develops frameworks that will improve our delivery execution and the resulting solutions, and helps develop our consultants skills in emerging technologies and methodologies. In addition, he oversees the Agility Team which defines and teaches Pariveda’s Agile Methodology, leads the .NET practice and initiated the Pariveda New/Next Incubator which drives innovation and new service offerings. His presentations on Agility and industry trends are delivered across the country, and he is an active participant in recruiting and employee training.

Experience

Mr. Brian Orrell has more than 17 years of technology consulting experience in a variety of industries and technologies. His emphasis is on the delivery of enterprise solutions using Agile methods with particular specialization in Microsoft .NET. His areas of expertise include designing, developing and maintaining web-based and distributed object systems.

Mr. Orrell has led large-scale development engagements for large utility companies, airlines, educational organizations, shipping companies and non-profit organizations.

His technical experience has led to multiple speaking engagements regarding the management of large-scale development projects and custom software development. Mr. Orrell has also taught courses on development methodology, .NET development and SQL optimization.

Mr. Orrell has served at BSG Alliance IT and has served in leadership positions at Southwest Airlines, Tactica Technology Group and Hitachi Consulting. His leadership experience includes managing teams to deliver: online bill pay services for a large utility company, a scheduling and tracking system for a large airline, an online educational testing system for state school systems, and a supply-chain tracking and routing system for one of the largest logistics companies in the world.

Outside of the office

Brian loves to travel and is always looking for the next new place to go, and he likes to cook as a stress reliever. As a devout “early adopter,” he can be convinced to try any new technical gadget that comes along.

Education and Service

Brian is involved in the Agile Project Leadership Network and enjoys blogging on all things technology related. He loves to teach and is a geek at heart, so he is always looking for community service opportunities where he can combine his love of technology with service to others. Brian attended Southern Methodist University.

More Perspectives

Perspective
by Bruce Ballengee
Teaching Roots Run Deep
Perspective
by Kent Norman and Kevin Moormann
I’ll be Home in Five Story-points
Perspective
by Dimitrios Vilaetis
Business Capabilities: a Spotlight for Strategic Decision Making
Perspective
by Russell Clarkson
Mark Your Exits
Perspective
By Russell Clarkson
Is your Ecosystem a pipeline or a platform?
Perspective
by Samantha Nottingham
Brandsparency: Who Builds Brands These Days?
Perspective
By Russell Clarkson
What Chuck Yeager Taught Me About Disruption
Perspective
by Kerry Stover
I Know You Believe You Understood What You Think I Said
Perspective
by Adrian Kosiak
Lessons from Dior on Becoming a Premium Brand
Perspective
by Bruce Ballengee
Leadership and Company Culture
Perspective
by Brian Duperrouzel
Lessons on Project and Team Management
Perspective
by Brian Duperrouzel
How to Handle Management Kidnapping
By Margaret Rogers
Failing Fast Is Fine — As Long As You’re Failing Well, Too
Perspective
By David Watson
The Benefits of Working in Teams
Perspective
By Sean McCall
The Architecture of a Selfless Team
Perspective
By Bruce Ballengee
Developing the Individual
Perspective
By Bruce Ballengee
Pariveda Fin-Centric Design
Perspective
By Bruce Ballengee
Unleashing the Power of Humility
Perspective
By Mike Strange
4 Reasons to Leverage the Power of Small Teams
Perspective
by Bruce Ballengee
Consulting that Focuses on the Individual
Perspective
By Nathan Hanks
What it Means to be "in the People Business"
Perspective
by Lori Dipprey
Why Performance Reviews are Here to Stay at Pariveda
Perspective
by Allison Esenkova
Listen to the Still Small Voice
Perspective
By Kerry Stover
Must Read Books from the COO
Perspective
By Russell Clarkson
Stand Up for Good Presentations
Perspective
By Allison Esenkova
Wearing Heels to the Top
Perspective
By Scott Hajer
The Importance of Making Space to Think
Perspective
by Sean McCall
4 Ways Sports Can Benefit Careers
Perspective
By Russell Clarkson
Why You Should take a Massive Open Online Course
Perspective
by David Watson
Work-Life Balance
Perspective
By Susan Paul
When Corporate Culture Undermines IT Success
Perspective
By Tim Hurst
Unlocking Marketing ROI Analytics
Perspective
by Brian Duperrouzel
Hippos and Cows are Stopping Your Machine Learning Projects
Perspective
By Jack Warner
Building Smart Deployment Pipeline
Perspective
by Sophie Zugnoni
Did You Catch Machine Learning Fever?
Point of View
by Ansley Galjour
Continuous Brand Engagement
Perspective
by Kent Norman
Limit, to Win It
Perspective
By Derrick Bowen
Stop Complaining About Changing Requirements
Perspective
By Brian Duperrouzel
The Case for Onshore Technology Teams
Perspective
By Tom Cunningham
The Sound of the Future
Perspective
By Scott Hajer
You Need Only One Kind of Recruiting Technology
Perspective
By Marc Helberg
3 Ways You Can Begin to Take Patient Experience More Seriously
Perspective
By Ryan Gross
What Does It Really Mean to Operationalize a Predictive Model
Perspective
by Julio Santos - Finity Member
Context as Currency
Perspective
by Mike Strange
DevOps a Practical Framework for Technology Process and Organizational Change
Perspective
by Oussama Housini
Why DevOps?
Perspective
By Brian Duperrouzel
Post Cloud and the Lonely CIO
Perspective
by Dave Winterhalter
Data in the Dugout
Perspective
By Collins DeLoach
What does Cloud Transformation mean it IT?
Perspective
By Mike Strange
Untangling and Understanding DevOps
Perspective
by Clayton Rothschild
Blockchain in an Enterprise Setting
Perspective
by Mike Strange
Can We Predict the Future?
Perspective
by Brian Duperrouzell
3 Tips to get the Blockchain Ball Rolling
Perspective
by Victor Diaz
6 Things to Consider when Choosing a Data Visualization Library
Perspective
By Brian Duperrouzel
No Estimates, No Approval, No Dice
Perspective
By Julio Santos and Jon Landers
How Customer Context and Smarter Algorithms will Power the Next Level of Experiences and Engagement
Perspective
By Marc Helberg
How AI Will Affect Your Patient’s Experience
Perspective
by Mike Strange
Bigger is Not Necessarily Better
Perspective
By Marc Helberg
Patient Experience – Taking the Next Step Through Machine Learning
Perspective
By Sean Beard and Brian Orrell
Life After Mobile
Perspective
by Phillip Manwaring
Let Serverless Solve the Tech Problems You Don't Have
Perspective
by Margaret Rogers
How to Tell the Hype from the Digital Reality
Load More