Carrie Goetz is principal and CTO of StrategITcom, as well as a fractional CTO to several companies. She has nearly 40 years of global experience in designing, running and auditing data centers, IT departments and intelligent buildings. She is an international keynote speaker and has been published in more than 250 publications.
Goetz holds an honorary doctorate in mission-critical operations, RCDD/NTS, PSP, CNID, CDCP, CSM-Agile, and AWS CCP and is a Master Infrastructure Mason with more than 40 certifications. She is a member of committees and advisory boards, including Women in Data Centers, CNet Technical Curriculum Advisory Board, AFCOM and the Data Center Institute. She is also the chapter chair and college and women outreach officer for ASIS MS. She is a frequent mentor in the industry and supporter of STEM education through outreach projects and her podcast series.
Goetz holds one telecommunications patent. She was also named by Analytics Insight as one of the top 10 most influential women in technology in 2020, honored as a 2020 Network Computing Inspiration Award finalist, iMason's IM100 and 2020 CompTIA Women in Leadership Spotlight finalist. To foster women in tech, StrategITcom is founded with a charter to ensure that 50% of employees are women and 50% of all partner referrals will go to women or diversely owned enterprises.