Brian Ashcraft is a Knowledge Architect Manager at Tasktop Technologies, and is responsible for customer success initiatives including managing the training program. What Brian enjoys most at Tasktop is working side-by-side with companies in the initial phases of product discovery and evaluation by providing hands on training and self-serve content. Brian came to Tasktop Technologies with over 10 years of experience delivering software solutions in the Project, Process, Product, and Portfolio Management areas. Prior to working with the Tasktop, Brian worked as a Solution Consultant in Silicon Valley, CA for companies like Accept Software and AgilePoint. Brian holds a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Purdue University, and has certifications from Project Management Institute as an Agile Certified Practitioner, and is a Six Sigma Green Belt. While residing on Lake Tahoe, sipping hot tea is one way Brian often starts his days. He enjoys being creative with photography, music and outdoor adventures such as hiking, skiing, canoeing and riding his ATVs with his wife and two Newfies. Brian is also the author of an entertaining book called Jargonaut Express – Essential Idioms for the Astute Business Speaker.