Travel Tech: A Gadget Geek's Carry-on


He’s been to all Fifty States and has learned how to maximize every square inch of luggage… and yet for some reason keeps on coming back to P-town.

In this inspiring chat about travel, our friend and road warrior, will cover the essential gadgets to pack and which to, well… punt. A creative look at shrinking technology and tips to keep us in touch with friends back home and helpful tips on how to make them all work.

And if after 300 seconds you aren’t motivated to jump on a jet plane, you will at least be able to accept personal responsibility for another airline bankruptcy.

Brian M. Westbrook

Affiliation / KXL-AM / other "old-school media"

Brian M. Westbrook is most accustomed with rambling to himself and forgets about the thousands of those listening / watching — he occasionally jumps in front of a live audience — sometimes one he hasn’t paid. Like you, at Ignite Portland.

A weekly feature on Newsradio 750 KXL, says of Brian: "With over 15 years of professional Internet and Information Technology experience, Brian has a keen grasp of a diverse range of high-tech disciplines. " But since he wrote that himself few years ago: Buyer Beware!

BMW (his initials, really) has appeared on half-dozen TV stations in Portland, Seattle, San Francisco and on that thing called radio nationwide: including NPR. He’s constantly sharing the newest gadgets, latest security alerts or websites to visit… and in his “spare” time, he loves to travel.

Brian also wonders why we write biographies in third person.