Brad started programming in BASIC when he was 9, primarily on the Apple IIe, transitioning to QBASIC in high school. He graduated from Kansas State University in 2005 with a BS in Computer Science and a minor in Embedded Systems. While at K-State he enjoyed working on the solar car racing team, which built and raced a vehicle across the US and Canada. After graduating in 2005, Brad started work at Garmin, where he has worked on a variety of projects including Palm PDAs, Brew phone platforms, Android, iOS, and Automotive devices. He currently leads a team focused on bike computers and fitness watches. In his free time Brad enjoys working on home improvement projects, spending time with his wife and their 5 kids, and hobby programming.