Carrie Stout is the Director of Innovation at Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting. With over 15 years’ experience in all aspects of innovation and new product development, she currently leads innovation initiatives at Tax & Accounting to foster idea generation, rapid prototyping, and accelerated execution of ideas across project teams. Since earning her Bachelors of Science in Business and an MBA, she has worked in the healthcare and manufacturing space, as an investment analyst in a venture capital firm, and on new product development teams. Carrie is an entrepreneur at heart, having owned a small business in the past. After deciding she wanted to get into the software space, she joined Thomson Reuters and moved to Dallas.