Byron McClendon EY Design Studio CLT

After earning his BS in Finance from Wake Forest University, Byron worked for a Fortune 500 insurance provider, where he managed the implementation, integration and testing for the launch of the firm’s self-service portal. Since joining EY, he has built deep experience across the entire software delivery life cycle and has been involved with digital transformation engagements focusing on Agile product management for clients in several industries. He was on the winning team of the 2017 Global EY IdeaLab Challenge, and has been a panel speaker at LevelUPCLT and The Platform, discussing organic growth, breaking down a target audience and how the music industry is evolving in the digital age. In his free time, Byron enjoys hosting and attending live music concerts, going on hikes in the Smokies and staying in the know on the latest tech trends and disruptive innovations.