Mackay, MS, CSM, SPC is an Application and Emerging Technology Manager in the Advisory practice of PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Prior to joining PwC, she was the head Agile coach and Agile transformation leader for all data & analytics products in BHGE. Before she led Agile transformations, Allyson was a technical product manager and application architect with the Acquisition & Integration team in GE Oil & Gas responsible for the end-to-end integration of newly acquired business application portfolios. Allyson has also held roles in software development as a QA Engineer with GE Capital and in data services with GE Aviation. From October 2016 to April 2018, Allyson was the co-lead of the New Orleans Women’s Network Hub and the co-lead for the GE Girls Camp @ Tulane University.
Prior to joining GE in 2014, Allyson was a developer specializing in taking big ideas from small clients and using Agile to deliver innovative solutions. She also holds expertise in information research from her time working at the Matas Library at Tulane University. She is an experienced trainer, coach, and ultimately a technologist with a deep desire to challenge the status quo and deliver ‘good’ products, ideas, and services to customers.
Allyson has a Master of Science in Information from the University of Michigan, a Master of Science in Public Health from Liverpool John Moores University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and French from Tulane University. Her career in technology is built on a solid foundation of how people and systems operate together.