What does a Technology Strategy Consultant do?
Carlin Jackson is a technology strategy consultant. He founded Theo. Wyes David, a boutique technology consulting firm specializing in areas of business strategy, software engineering and architecture, corporate finance and big data analytics.
Carlin has a client in the healthcare industry that helps doctors and organizations better manage their data and he helps build their software architecture. He has a client in the energy space and he actually writes the code that will help them save money and run better. The role that he plays depends on what his client needs.
“The most rewarding thing about what I’m doing right now is to be able to see clients experience success they want and then know that my efforts really contributed towards them achieving their goals,” explains Carlin.
Carlin attended Case Western Reserve University, majoring in computer science and minoring in finance, mathematics, and management. He also has a Master of Science in Finance, from Weatherhead School of Management.
Why technology and finance?
“The interesting questions I always get is ‘Why computer science and finance?’” explains Carlin.
Carlin says instead of thinking of them as totally different things, you can take any subject and craft a story about how technology is relevant to it.
What internships can do for you
Carlin shares the benefits of an internship on his career path.
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Carlin has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science from Case Western Reserve University and a Master of Science in Finance, from Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University.
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