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Carrie GoetzPrincipal, CTOStrategITcom, LLC

Carrie Goetz, Principal/CTO, StrategITcom, and Amazon best-selling author of “Jumpstart Your

Career in Data Centers Featuring Careers for Women, Trades, and Vets in Tech and Data Centers,” and the “Educator’s Reference for Data Center Education,” personifies over 40 years of global experience designing, running, and auditing, data centers, IT departments, and intelligent buildings.

Amongst her accolades:

  • 2023 Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award AFCOM/Data Center World
  • 2023 BICSI ICT Woman of the Year
  • 2022 and 2023 Top 25 Women in Technology by Mission Critical
  • 30 Top Most Influential Women in Tech 2021 by CIO Outlook
  • Top 10 Most Influential Women in Technology 2020 by Analytics Insight
  • Network Computing Inspiration Award finalist 2020
  • IMason’s IM100
  • 2020 Comptia Women in Leadership Spotlight Finalist.

Carrie is a fractional CTO for multiple companies. She is an international keynote speaker published in 69 countries in over 250 publications. She holds an honorary doctorate in Mission Critical Operations, RCDD/NTS, PSP, CNID, CDCP, CSM-Agile, and AWS CCP and is an Infrastructure Mason with 40+ certifications throughout her career. She served on the WIMCO national education committee and is a long-time participant in the 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. A member of Women Leading Technology Sorority. She champions STEM education through outreach projects and her podcast series. She holds two patents