Brian Chidester

Head of Worldwide Industry Strategy, Public Sector


Brian Chidester is the Head of Worldwide Industry Strategy for Public Sector at OpenText and is also the host of "The Government Huddle with Brian Chidester" podcast. He is responsible for growing OpenText’s Public Sector practice while also ensuring the success of our public sector customers.

Prior to joining OpenText, Mr. Chidester served as the Industry Marketing Lead for Public Sector at Appian. He also has held product marketing roles with Monster Worldwide, Arrow ECS and IHS Markit, where he was awarded Best in Show - Lead Generation at the 2014 MarketingSherpa Email Awards.

Mr. Chidester holds a B.S. in Communications Studies from Liberty University, and currently serves on the Digital Transformation Committee for the Northern Virginia Technology Council.