Brian Karstetter leads business development for Packet’s Edge Cloud. He builds strategic partnerships with leading technology innovators and real estate companies to develop the right solutions and operational models for the Edge. Brian works with all cross-functional teams at Packet to define the strategy, build the product and execute deployments.
Prior to joining Packet, Brian worked at Flex and championed the formation of their Cloud business unit. He worked directly with the largest Cloud providers and helped design and build some of the most advanced hardware in the industry. He implemented end-to-end supply chain solutions to deliver turnkey deployments worldwide and minimize the total landed cost. Brian also helped define industry standards and build ecosystems to enable innovation, solve the toughest challenges and simplify Cloud deployments.
Outside of Packet, Brian enjoys spending his time with his wife in San Francisco and can be found swimming in the Bay on occasion. They both like to work out together, practice hot yoga and explore all the restaurants and events the city has to offer. Brian has also been scuba diving all over the world with his family and friends for over 20 years and is excited to share this with his wife now that she is scuba certified!