Carlos Oliver is a Partner in Communications, Media and Technology; Head of the Technology Centre of Excellence, at Kearney. Kearney’s Technology CoE provides advisory services to clients worldwide through a unique combination of the strategic impact of management consulting and the firm’s deep understanding of cybersecurity and ICT technologies. He first joined the firm in 2015.
Carlos has a more than 20 years career in cybersecurity and ICT, spanning over 40 countries. Prior to consulting, Carlos worked as engineer and consultant in the telco industry, including the industry’s foremost R&D institution, Bell Labs.
Along his long tenure, Carlos has covered most aspects of the cybersecurity industry, from the sell-side, doing product design and portfolio strategy for OEMs and MSSPs, to the buy-side, providing advice on risk management, security posture assessment, and security roadmaps for large enterprises, to the regulatory-side, leading the design of cloud, telecom, and cryptography standards for regulatory bodies and government cybersecurity agencies.
Carlos earned an MBA from the London Business School and another MSc in Telecommunications Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Carlos also holds CISSP certification.