“Fun (translated blast) woman in tech, Amazon best-selling author, Jumpstart Your Career in Data Centers, podcaster, int'l keynote speaker.”
Carrie Goetz, Principal/CTO, StrategITcom, personifies over 40 years of global experience designing, running, and auditing, data centers, IT departments, and intelligent buildings. Carrie is a fractional CTO to multiple companies. She is an international keynote speaker and is published in 69 countries in over 250 publications. She holds an honorary doctorate in Mission Critical Operations, RCDD/NTS, PSP, CNID, CDCP, CSM-Agile, AWS CCP and is a Master Infrastructure Mason with 40+ certifications throughout her career. She served on the WIMCO national education committee and is a long-time participant in 7x24 Exchange, AFCOM and Data Center Institute board of advisors, Mission Critical Advisory Board, Women in Data Centers, Cnet Technical Curriculum Advisory Board, NEDAS Advisory Board, a member of BICSI, Women in BICSI, and an Education committee member, and a member of Women Leading Technology Sorority. She champions STEM education through outreach projects and her podcast series. She holds two patents. Amongst her accolades, she was recently named in the Top 25 Women in Mission Critical, 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award, AFCOM/Data Center World, BICSI ICT Woman of the Year, 2023, 30 Top Most Influential Women in Tech 2021 by CIO Outlook, Top 10 most influential women in technology 2020 by Analytics Insight, honored as a Network Computing Inspiration Award finalist 2020, IMason’s IM100, and 2020 Comptia Women in Leadership Spotlight Finalist.