As Hot Studio’s Executive Director of Technology, Brett leads a growing team of engineers, overseeing both strategic initiatives and the implementation of new technologies.


Throughout a career spanning nearly 20 years, Brett has relished working on innovative products, utilizing a self-described “blue collar” approach to create software that’s equal parts compelling, maintainable, and rock solid stable. He’s been involved in numerous aspects of new media development, and has worked on Emmy Award-winning projects with MTV and ABC. Prior to joining Hot, Brett worked at Linden Labs on Second Life, and at the company Funny Garbage.

A member of the graffiti scene since 1988, Brett was co-creator of Art Crimes, the first website dedicated to graffiti. He’s been featured as a panelist at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland and has spoken at graffiti conferences around the world.