Bryan J. Plescia is the director of strategic partnerships for the West Coast at Protocol with a particular focus on Enterprise. Prior to joining Protocol, Bryan founded a consulting business and for nearly a decade worked with companies such as Adobe, HPE, IBM, Microsoft and NetApp where he ran lead on sales strategy, sponsorship sales and strategic partnerships for their tier one events and conferences. Before starting his consulting business, Bryan directed sales for several online and print media publications such as Newsweek, WHERE Magazine and Future US. Bryan volunteers his time with Global Green, an organization fostering a more sustainable future on a global level. He lives in Sacramento with his husband and enjoys spending as much time as possible at their family cabin in Lake Tahoe.