As Chief Technology Officer, Brad Schick leads Skytap's overall architecture, technical direction, and IP strategy. Brad also ensures Skytap's technology aligns with the company's vision and key partnerships. As Vice President of Engineering, Brad runs Skytap's engineering, quality assurance, and operations teams. Brad is a software industry veteran with proven team and corporate leadership skills. Most recently, Brad was founder at Wegos, Inc., an innovative gaming start-up. Prior to Wegos, he was the Vice President of Engineering at Vizrea, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2007. Earlier in his career, Brad worked at Microsoft Corporation, where he led development teams on Windows and Internet Explorer. Brad has also been an instructor at the University of Washington and has a passion for hands-on problem solving and programming at all levels. Brad holds a B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University and was recently the winner of the Startup Technology Star award presented by Puget Sound Business Journal.