Brian Patrick Donaghy
Brian Patrick Donaghy is CEO of Appcore, llc. Appcore delivers local cloud infrastructure for Enterprise Private Clouds and Service Provider Public Clouds. Appcore Onsite™, a converged platform of architecture, automation, administration and an appstore is designed to be roll-in ready, accelerating the deployment and automating the operations of cloud environments.
Prior to Appcore, Brian founded and was CTO of Computility, Inc, a pioneer in the precursor of Cloud Computing; Utility Computing. Having successfully developed several revolutionary products and services, Computility was sold and is now owned by CDC Software. Brian also served for ten years as Senior Partner and CTO of venture capital firm Growth Ventures Group, Inc. architecting and delivering business process technology products and companies. Notable market-driven, Software-as-a-Service products created by Mr. Donaghy include the Smart Online Sales Force Automation and CRM applications, Computility Business Management System, Utility Management System, Online Backup and Subscription Computing.
Philanthropy, Missions, and Social Enterprise are near to hearts of the Donaghy's. Projects through their family's Broadhorn Foundation include social enterprise Patronae, United Way's Tocqueville Society Members, Social Venture Partners Central Iowa founding partners, and Broadhorn Church.
Brian and his wife Julie have two children in college, Jade 22, and Taylor 21. Both Hawkeyes! Brian and Julie live at their farm near Des Moines, Iowa where they raise grass fed Galloway beef.