<source srcset="https://cdn3.brettterpstra.com/uploads/2012/10/systematiclogo_tw.jpg 1x, https://email@example.com 2x" /> <img class="alignright" loading="lazy" data-original="https://cdn3.brettterpstra.com/uploads/2012/10/systematiclogo_tw.jpg" data-at2x="https://firstname.lastname@example.org" src="https://cdn3.brettterpstra.com/uploads/2012/10/systematiclogo.jpg" alt="Systematic logo" title="Systematic logo" /> </noscript> </picture>](http://5by5.tv/systematic/102 "Systematic Episode 102 - Brian Alvey")
I met Brian Alvey at WWDC this year and had a great chat with him over drinks. Given that he built the CMS platform that I spent a few years working on over at AOL, it was surprising we’d never crossed paths before.
Brian is a “serial entreprenuer,” though he dislikes the phrasing of that title. He’s a witty guy with a laid back demeanor but a high-energy approach to life, productivity, and startups. He knows a thing or two about startups, too.