Brian Haskett, vice president and practice director for application development and maintenance organization at Ciber, Inc., spoke to students on Thursday, April 7, as the third of this year’s guests of the Distinguished Speaker Series at Florida College. Haskett led the daily chapel devotion and addressed upper-division students in the business administration program during a special luncheon while he was on campus.

Haskett is a former partner and executive with IBM Global Services, and he is now serving Ciber, Inc. as the vice president and practice director for application development and maintenance organization. Ciber, Inc. is a global information technology consulting, services and outsourcing company with commercial clients. In his current role, Haskett leads more than 1,500 consultants and developers in business development, project execution and service delivery. During the Distinguished Speakers Luncheon, Haskett shared a review of his business career as well as some of the lessons he has learned along the way.

Haskett and his wife, Cindy Haskett, live in Tomball, Texas, and worship at the Kleinwood church of Christ. Their son, Trey Haskett (B.A. ’14), attended Florida College and graduated in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies.

Florida College regularly invites guest speakers, like Brian Haskett, to visit campus for the Distinguished Speaker Series in order to provide students with opportunities to learn from others who are positive role models and successful in their chosen fields.