Vice President / Information Technology
Brian Shield was named Vice President/Information Technology for the Red Sox in August 2013. He is responsible for technology for the club and Fenway Sports Management, and he leads the technology team on all phases of the Red Sox strategy from creating a compelling fan experience at Fenway Park to enabling an effective front office and baseball operations environment.
Prior to joining the Red Sox, Shield ran Shield Consulting Group, LLC, where he assisted companies with technology strategy and digital media. Prior to starting his own company, Shield served as the EVP and CIO of The Weather Channel, where for 14 years where he oversaw all technology, including weather.com, mobility, broadcast television, data analytics and IT. Prior to joining The Weather Channel, Shield served as SVP and CIO of FTD, Inc. in Chicago. Preceding his tenure at FTD, he was CTO at the investment firm of Scudder, Stevens & Clark in Boston and New York.
Brian completed his education at Bentley College in Waltham, MA where he majored in Computer Information Systems while minoring in Management and Accounting. He resides in Milton, GA with his wife and four children.