Program Development Liaison, Fuse SPC
As a mentor, how can you help with the Fuse community?
Lynn Carlson is an experienced executive with demonstrated success in IT leadership, operations, and project management. She focuses on the "human" side of human capital with core competencies in personal development, organizational development and culture, talent acquisition/development/retention, level 5 leadership, and team performance. Ms. Carlson has more than 15 years experience in process improvement, change management, human resources, regulatory compliance, and merger/acquisition/exit. Lynn also has a diverse background in sales, lead generation, user experience, conversion optimization, branding, and product development. Lynn has managed large, diverse teams including the PMO, web and mobile application development, quality assurance, help desk, SysAdmin, LAMP Admin, DBA, and Security teams. She has a proven track record of execution in both traditional project management and Agile methodologies.
Lynn Carlson is an active community volunteer with Fuse, Junior Achievement, Mid-columbia STEM, Delta high school, and SCORE. Before relocating to the Tri-Cities she was Chief Operating Officer of the startup studio Evus Technologies, LLC. Previously as EVP of IT Operations for Selling Source, LLC, Lynn was responsible for a staff of 50 people across application development, system administration, and the PMO. She has over 23 years experience in the IT industry managing diverse teams as a PMP and Certified Scrum Master. Lynn is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Organizational Psychology and brings a focus on interpersonal skills training and development to the Fuse mentor program.
Area of Expertise
• Business Operations • Business Strategy & Planning • Government & Regulations/Compliance • Human Resources & Internal Communications • Sales, Marketing & Public Relations • Startup/Entrepreneur/Incubator/Accelerator • Project Management • Technology & IT Services (web/mobile/application programming, infrastructure, design, program management, IoT, data science/analytics, database, AI, VR, cryptocurrency, security, telephony, )
• Banking, Financial Services • Consulting, Research and Business Services • Educational Services • Health Care and Life Services • Marketing, Advertising and Creative Services • Media and Communications • Personal Services and Wellness • Technology and Web-Based Services
My personal mission is to help cultivate the social-emotional skills that are innate in all of us so we can flourish in our careers. My goal is to guide you through managing a tricky world and navigating a dynamic career. I believe in organizational cultures that promote joy and fulfillment at work. My vision is to do my part in rebuilding a healthy humanity by cultivating the tools for proactive management of our own well being. In case you're interested, I'm a Scorpio, ISTJ-A, signature strength-curiosity, Kantor- bystander/random/power. My hobbies are three day eventing and Bikram yoga.