IT Specialist, NIST
Carmen Martinez is an experienced Information Technology Specialist for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency under the Department of Commerce. She specializes in Product Management, Government Policy and serves as a Cloud Solution Specialist for the Engineering Laboratory (EL). Working in a team that focuses on Data, Security and Technology has given Carmen an opportunity to work in many areas of computing and this has provided her a platform to grow her career. Before working for NIST, Carmen served in the United States Air Force (USAF). Carmen’s career path in computing may not have been traditional, the choices she made allowed her to work harder. She made different choices at the beginning of her career and she discovered an interesting path in computing. Carmen has found a great balance of happiness in her personal life and professional career.