Brian Hyder, developer and entrepreneur, works with companies large and small. Today he serves as CTO & Co-Founder of PencilBlue, a next generation content management system that is built on a cutting edge, highly scalable, Node.js foundation.  A graduate of North Carolina State University, he has built everything from real-time decision engines for a Fortune 500 company to small prototypes for emerging startups. Brian’s style encompasses agile development, large back-end architectures, and cloud computing all built on top of technologies that were born to scale.