People profile - Sam Strickler

Slalom Consulting's Sam Strickler

Sam Strickler

Solution Architect

  • Experience
    I started my career as an industrial engineer, transitioned to project/program management and have ended up in technology consulting. I’ve worked domestically and internationally across a wide variety of business functional areas in various industries including; semiconductor, gaming, furniture and construction equipment.
  • What makes a great consultant?
    Willingness to jump right in to something new.
  • Favorite quote
    “I haven’t been everywhere but it’s on my list.”
  • Education
    I have earned a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the University of Colorado and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University.
  • I have lived/worked in the following cities...
    Lawrence (KS), Colorado Springs, Ames (IA), Heerbrugg (Switzerland), Boise, Milan and Seattle
  • Hobbies
    I love travelling internationally (30 countries on 4 continents and counting), photography (check out my website at and watching meaningless NBA basketball games.
  • People would be surprised to hear that I worked as
    A funeral home groundskeeper for a summer (I had/got to gas up the hearse!)