Expert on business and engaging speaker, Sandy Carter, is an influential industry leader within technology, e-commerce and innovation sectors. As the General Manager of IBM, a role that she held for three years, Sandy's perspective was greatly respected for her technological insight and eye for innovation. She is commonly booked for events to discuss her incredible career, which includes her position as Vice President of Amazon Web Services. Audiences are captivated by her knowledge of business, which includes actionable, results driven strategies tailored to her guests.
Fluent in eight programming languages, audiences of Sandy's speeches come away with a heightened understanding of computing. She has released several books, including the award-winning The New Language of Business: SOA & Web 2.0 and The New Language of Marketing 2.0: Social Media, which was presented with the 2009 Silver MarketingSherpa award. Expanding upon her highly informative books, Sandy's speeches combine business, technology and marketing to transform a company's potential. In recognition of her work, she was named the 2017 Top 3 Innovation Influencers by SXSW.
Sandy is an advocate for female representation in STEM subjects, a dedication that was celebrated with the 2009 Most Influential 'Women' in Technology award and CNN Magazine's 2012 10 Most Powerful Women in Tech. As the Chairman of non-profit organisation Girls in Tech and Women in Technology International, Sandy is a pioneer of inclusion and representation in the technology industry. Sandy has also founded Silicon-Blitz. As the CEO, she helps start-ups to embrace the technological potential at their fingertips, and ensure that their workplace is diverse.
As a keynote speaker, Sandy is an authority on leadership, creativity, teamwork and innovation. Her speeches help businesses to set realistic goals and increase the skill capacity of their workplace, to strengthen the bonds within a team. Titled Innovation: Superpowers Needed For Out of This World Innovative Cultures, Epic Technologies Your Business Needs to Survive and Digital Transformation of Your Business, Sandy's insight has the power to reignite a company's culture. Hilarious, enthusiastic and engaging, an event featuring this award-winning businesswoman gains the key to market leadership.