Eric Brechner talks with Dave Rael about software, management, relationships, family, boundaries, expectations, and responding honorably to mistakes
Eric is a productivity software engineering manager for Azure Production Infrastructure Engineering. He is widely known within the engineering community as his alter ego, I.M. Wright. Prior to his current assignment, Eric managed development for Xbox and Windows engineering services and the Xbox.com web sites, was director of engineering learning and development for Microsoft Corporation, and managed development for a shared feature team in Microsoft Office. Before joining Microsoft in 1995, he was a Senior Principal Scientist at Boeing, and a developer for Silicon Graphics, GRAFTEK, JPL, and Bank Leumi.