Laura Bryce is the Managing Director for Digital and Emerging Technology for Guidehouse – a management, design, and technology consulting firm headquartered in Washington, DC. After a decade with IBM leading design and software development projects for global organizations, Laura joined PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to launch its digital practice focused on the U.S. Public Sector and developing economies. As Managing Director for Digital and Emerging Technology for PwC Public Sector, Laura led the growth of the practice from start-up to millions in sales and revenue in under five years. In May 2018, Laura was part of the executive team that launched Guidehouse, a spin-off of PwC Public Sector backed by private equity firm, Veritas. Laura has spent her career building technology and design teams that deliver innovative solutions that address global challenges – such as the illegal trafficking of wildlife, economic empowerment of women, education of girls, immigration, public health, and veterans' health and wellbeing.
As a woman who has spent a career in technology, I value the opportunity to share my experiences and challenges in building successful technology businesses with other executives, minorities, entrepreneurs, and those building their technical and creative skills. I have often been the only woman in the room, on a technology team, or in a leadership position in a technology company. I have a proven track record in building diverse, successful, and empowered teams that tackle some of society’s toughest issues. I welcome the opportunity to connect with others looking to build a technology practice or company that reflects the diversity of our society and the clients they serve. I also welcome the opportunity to talk to you about your career goals, teaming opportunities with your company, and career opportunities with Guidehouse.
Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.