Jason Carlson

“Technology has the enormous potential to change education and provide more efficient learning, improved outcomes, and greater personalized experiences supporting individuals on their journey towards education and workplace success.”

-Jason Carlson
Vice President, Enterprise Architecture

As Vice President of Enterprise Architecture, Jason Carlson’s primary focus is creating strong alignment between ACT strategy and technology, ensuring that innovative and emerging technologies are easily introduced into the ACT landscape where they can effectively achieve business goals and lead to transformation.

Jason has more than 25 years of experience as a technologist focused on providing thought leadership, best practices, and architecture guidance. He is a strong advocate of creating architectures that are modular, flexible, and future-proof through the use of service-based architectures and alignment to industry standards.

Jason earned a BS in Computer Science from Iowa State University. He currently serves as the Chair of the Executive Board on Assessment at IMS Global, and is a member of the Board of Directors for Smart Sparrow.