Austin Brookie


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering - Clemson University
  • Masters of Business Administration - Clemson University  


  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Customization & Configuration 
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Extending CRM

Summary of Prior Work Experience

I have spent most of my career in software development, systems integration, and support and configuration for various companies. Prior to joining the Hitachi Solutions (Customer Effective) Development team, I spent seven years working on web and mobile software application development at Baldor Electric in Greenville, SC.

Personal Philosophy

"Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing." -Theodore Roosevelt

What do you enjoy most about working with Microsoft Dynamics technology?

Microsoft Dynamics CRM provides a great centralized platform to extend and add additional functionality to in order to solve a variety of different business problems.  CRM also brings a lot of power to the end user out of the box through its flexibility and the ability to integrate it to other applications such as Outlook and Sharepoint.

How does Microsoft Dynamics CRM improve your own performance?

In addition to its seamless integration with many other applications, Microsoft Dynamics CRM allows me to have a centralized place to access the information and data that I need at any time.

What is it about Hitachi Solutions that makes it a great place to work?

I think Hitachi Solutions (Customer Effective) is a great place to work because of the professional culture, collaborative work environment, and the opportunity to work on a lot of different projects for customers using a lot of different skill sets and technologies.