Ian Brown, a Chief Engineer with Booz Allen Hamilton, leads the firm's Estimation and Measurement Capability within the Systems Delivery Group. He has 17 years of experience in software measurement and analysis, systems estimation, and goal-question-metric (GQM) implementation. Ian served on the Board of Directors of the International Function Point Users Group (IFPUG) from 2004-2007. Ian earned a bachelors degree from Cornell University and a master degree in public policy from Harvard University. He has published articles on the topic of software estimation and measurement and has been a featured speaker on the topic at numerous international conferences.