Brian Zawada is a co-founder and the Director of Consulting for Avalution Consulting, a firm specializing in business continuity program design and continual improvement, as well as software solutions.
Over the past 20 years, Brian has actively managed internal business continuity programs and consulted with public and private sector organizations of all sizes, helping them not only design and implement world-class business continuity programs, but also effectively use their response and recovery strategies to minimize impact when faced with a disruptive event.
Outside of his work with Avalution and its clients, Brian previously served as the former Head of the United States Delegation to ISO Technical Committee 223, the authors of ISO 22301. Brian contributed to ISO 22301 and led the project team that created ISO 22317, the business impact analysis standard. Brian is also a frequent author and speaker, currently serving on the Editorial Advisory Board of Continuity Insights magazine. Brian was also recently re-elected as BCI USA Chapter Board Member and serves as the Board President. Brian was also previously the President of the Northern Ohio Chapter of the Association of Contingency Planners
Brian is a Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute.