Brian Boles is the Executive Vice President of Network Operations at SUPERNAP. He has more than 20 years of operational experience and technical expertise at the local, regional and national levels and currently manages all aspects of the company’s overall architecture and end-to-end operations infrastructure. Brian assists in the development of future solutions for in-house and client technology evolution. His focus is on next-generation ideas and how the SUPERNAP team can help improve efficiencies and effectiveness on behalf of clients in the SUPERNAP ecosystem. He runs point on helping companies move to the next level.
Prior to joining SUPERNAP in 2001, Brian was the Director of Computer Operations and Networking for DemandTec, Inc. Brian drove the overall architecture and operations infrastructure, achieving substantial growth, while managing associated budgetary and staffing responsibilities. His experience also includes a leadership role with Mpower where he was instrumental in deploying the first national voice over DSL (VoDSL) product in the market. Brian collaborated on the development of the methods and procedure processes for network management change control at this firm, demonstrably driving down operational costs while increasing organizational efficiency, a significant achievement in any business.
Brian also worked at Mirage Resorts in Las Vegas as a senior network technician. While at Mirage Resorts, he was commissioned to manage the installation, testing, and configuration of all networking equipment required to support the opening and ongoing operations of every aspect of The Bellagio, Mirage's flagship resort and hotel.
Brian was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps with a rank of sergeant after four years of award-winning service to his country. He held the ongoing responsibilities for network/communications cabling and associated infrastructure for Communications Company, Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, U.S.M.C.