Sandy Carter

Sandy Carter

CEO | CMO | Ecosystems | Business Development Information Technology, Silicon Blitz

Inducted in 2010

Sandy Carter is currently Vice President, IBM Software Group Business Partners. She was one of the first technology industry executives to recognize the value of social media and how it can be applied to business. She is a leading SOA industry expert and has led IBM to its market share leadership in this space. Her work enabled social media to become mainstream, assisting hundreds of companies to use Web 2.0 technology to drive business results. She is the first woman in the industry to write a book on a social media framework (ANGELS) and has taught social media and Web 2.0 skills to more than 50 universities. She founded the IBM Super Women's Group, a networking and mentoring group for IBM women in technology. In 2009, "Everything Channel" named Sandy Carter one of the most powerful 100 women in channels.