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Toby Carroll

Toby Carroll

Senior Consultant, Enterprise Integration Architect​

At Higher Digital, Brian (Toby) Carroll leads client advisory on strategic technological solutions, aligning them with business goals. Leveraging extensive expertise in software development, integrations, and enterprise architecture, he collaboratively crafts innovative and scalable designs. Carroll works closely with cross-functional teams, applying industry best practices to drive organizational growth and efficiency through technology.​

With more than 25 years of IT industry experience, Toby brings notable expertise, particularly in higher education, with a focus on integrations and software solutions. He is a catalyst for innovation, demonstrating strategic leadership that cultivates resilient, high-performing development teams. Toby’s contributions have significantly impacted major online schools in the United States, with methodologies disseminated worldwide.​

Before joining Higher Digital, Toby spearheaded integration system development and software modernization at the University of Maryland Global Campus, consolidating contributors into high-performing teams. This initiative resulted in a substantial reduction in technical debt and the establishment of a robust integration architecture and strategy. Prior to that, Toby played a pivotal role in Southern New Hampshire University’s digital transformation, partnering with Higher Digital to architect an advanced microservices integration structure and establish a successful Agile framework for software development.​

Toby holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from Fitchburg State University, an MBA in International IT Management from Southern New Hampshire University, and ITIL 4.0 certification.​