Brian Caron has a B.S. in MIS and pre-med courses from Oakland University, Rochester, MI. His career in technology spans over 24 years. Starting with The Taubman Company back in 1999, followed by almost 6.5 years on the Global Professional Services team at MRI Software, and most recently as an independent consultant, Brian’s focus on real estate technology has spanned over 18 years. Brian has led IT development and consulting teams and projects of varying sizes for numerous clients. Most recently he led a large ongoing asset management solution for California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS), the largest public employee pension system in the world. Brian has specialized in MRI Software with an emphasis on custom solutions. He finds the creative side of custom solutions is an exciting way to continuously fulfill a vanilla enterprise implementation and solve for niche business process/data needs that all clients have.