Austin Higgins helps organizations of all sizes build technology solutions that solve real world problems. He is an author, speaker and university lecturer.
Austin Higgins is a technology consultant with Ervay Lamar. He is skilled in the design, execution and launch of technology products with proven track record of taking high-level product concepts through detailed research, analysis, solutioning, planning, execution and launch.
To date, tech products he has been responsible for deliver more than $955 million per year in annual benefit.
He has designed, tested and implemented methodologies for improving financial performance of technology products, increasing the effectiveness of product requirements teams, reducing waste in governance and priortization systems and increasing time-to-market with Agile transformations.
He has built e-commerce platforms, sales and service portals, financial transaction systems, API-based communication tools and other technology products. He has run process improvement projects to identify and eliminate waste in a $90 billion financial transaction center and development service offerings at a leading management consulting firm.
He is an accomplished jazz musician, amateur chef and life-long learner. Some of his personal interests include automation, music theory, scientific cooking, sailing, space exploration, data-based decision making strategies and lifestyle design.
Over 6.2 million readers have read his expertise in executive strategy and investment finance in dozens of publications. He's been a conference speaker, guest lecturer and contributing writer to top technology organizations and leading business schools.
He holds an MBA in Quantitative Finance and Strategy from the University of Texas at Dallas, a BA in English and Comparative Linguistics from the University of North Texas and a certificate in Hindi Language and Literature from the Defense Language Institute. He is also an active duty veteran of the United States Air Force.
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