Recognized as an Agent of Change, The Datacloud Global Award Winners Will be Announced on the 26th of April in Monaco

Dunedin, FL – March 14, 2023 – Carrie Goetz, CTO of 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, is shortlisted for the “Agent of Change” category in the 2023 Datacloud Global Awards. The winners will be revealed throughout the course of the evening on 26 April 2023, in Monaco during the award ceremony taking place at the Datacloud Global Congress event.

The annual awards ceremony, organized by Broadgroup, highlights outstanding achievements and is selected by a panel of independent, world-class industry leaders throughout the data center, cloud, edge and AI sectors. Carrie is being considered for the “Agent of Change” award, which recognizes an individual who actively champions the message of diversity, equity and inclusion both in and out of the workplace. Also being considered alongside Carrie are EdgeConneX, a pioneer in global hyperlocal to hyperscale data center solutions, and Rackbank Datacentres Private, a premium carbon-neutral data center.

Carrie’s global experience spans 40 years in the design, operations, and audit of data centers, IT departments, intelligent buildings. She has a passion and commitment for STEM education through outreach projects which led Carrie to launch a podcast series titled, Careers for Women, Trades and Veterans in Tech. The podcast broadcasts the need to address diversity and inclusion in STEM, and the opportunities for women, trades and veterans in this industry coupled with resources to help along the way. Each episode Carrie is joined by industry luminaries to address a variety of careers in the industry and spreads awareness to those who don’t have access to certain resources and education.

Additionally, Carrie collaborates with several industry organizations that offer support and scholarships, also aimed at inspiring and educating younger generations and those who don’t have access to the resources they need. Partner organizations Carrie supports include, 7×24 Exchange International, iMasons, Nomad Futurist Foundation, OVERWATCH Mission Critical, Salute Mission Critical, mikeroweWORKS Foundation, among others. Her Linkedin group connects new data center hopefuls and entrants with industry veterans for mentorship and support.

For more information about Carrie you can visit her website and learn about the best selling book, Jumpstart Your Career in Data Centers. The book answers questions including who, what, where, when, why, and how of data centers in an easily digestible format and allows the public to catch a glimpse of an otherwise foreign and hidden industry through her expertise.

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About Carrie Goetz

Carrie Goetz, CTO, StrategITcom, personifies over 40 years of global experience designing, running and auditing, data centers, IT departments, and intelligent buildings. She is an international keynote speaker. Carrie now provides technical direction and strategic planning spearheading CTOaaS functions as a fractional CTO and project manager for several organizations. She has developed and delivered over 800 hours of curriculum, has taught at a collegiate level, and now adds Amazon Best Selling New Author to her credentials.

To learn more, please visit and follow her on LinkedIn.

Media Contact:

Meghan Gorman
iMiller Public Relations for Carrie Goetz
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