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Brendan Creane

Brendan Creane

Head of engineering at Tigera

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Hello 👋

Unfortunately, I don't have any available slot for the next 4 weeks

    Engineering leader for Tigera engineering. Tigera builds project Calico and Calico Enterprise which delivers security and observability for Kubernetes.

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    Seniority

    9 Years

    Hierarchy

    Executive

    Industry

    Education / eTech
    Cloud Services

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    Experience

    Head of engineering

    Tigera

    Oct 2021 - current

    Leading Tigera engineering.

    Director of Engineering

    Tigera

    Jul 2019 - Sep 2021

    Engineering leader for the group that delivers Calico Enterprise - a Kubernetes-native architecture that delivers security and observability as code.

    Senior Engineering Manager

    Tigera

    Jun 2017 - Jul 2019

    Engineering leader for the group that delivers Calico Enterprise - a Kubernetes-native architecture that delivers security and observability as code.

    Engineering Manager

    Riverbed Technology

    Aug 2013 - Jun 2017

    Lead an agile team developing a high-performance network services product. Individual contributor for design, C++ coding, and testing.

    Member of Technical Staff

    Riverbed Technology

    Apr 2007 - Jul 2013

    Senior Software engineer focused on network optimization technology on a variety of platforms, including Mac OS X, iOS, Windows and Linux.

    Senior Software Engineer

    EMC

    Sep 2005 - Jan 2007

    Design & code features for scalable/distrubuted C++ enterprise network backup product.

    Curiculum Specialist and Elementary School Teacher

    San Francisco Unified School District

    Feb 1997 - Jun 2005

    Design and deliver math and technology curriculum for 3rd - 5th grade students. Design and deliver technology professional development for teaching staff at Harvey Milk.

    Senior Software Engineer

    Halestorm, Inc.

    Nov 1995 - Dec 1996

    Design, code, and test proprietary gaming C++ libraries for MacOS. Rewrite educational software (e.g. SimFarm) from Windows to MacOS.

    Software Engineer

    Apple Inc.

    Sep 1990 - Oct 1994

    Lead a team of four engineers responsible for delivering Macintosh A/UX toolbox functionality (bridge between underlying Unix OS and MacOS run-time environments).

    Software Engineer

    Digital Sound, Corp.

    Jun 1987 - Aug 1990

    Develop C / x86 assembly code to control digital telephony hardware, including Texas Instruments DSP co-processor responsible for text-to-speech and other advanced DSP applications.

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