Mr. McLaughlin-Brooks leads Parallels’ worldwide IT organization, including the strategic design and deployment of the company's enterprise applications, internal client support, technology infrastructure, and IT governance. Mr. McLaughlin-Brooks is a 20-year veteran of the technology and retail services sectors and brings a strong track record to Parallels. Prior to joining Parallels, Mr. McLaughlin-Brooks most recently served in senior IT leadership roles for Yahoo and Access Systems Inc., and before that, held senior-level positions at Business Objects, a leading provider of Business Intelligence Software. During Mr. McLaughlin-Brooks’ time at Business Objects he ran global infrastructure and global applications. He holds two bachelor's degrees in Computer Science & Foreign Language from the University of London.