Sandy Carter is the CEO of Silicon-Blitz, focused on helping companies with innovation, technology, and cognitive diversity. One of the leading pioneers in the digital business revolution, Sandy was a driving force of Innovation at IBM for the last decade. Most recently serving as IBM’s General Manager, she was responsible for connecting emerging technology companies and accelerators with enterprises to increase productivity while fostering a community of innovation. She is an extreme innovator and bestselling author publishing her 5th book Extreme Innovation: Three Superpowers for Purpose and Profit, built on her revolutionary research with Carnegie Mellon SV. Sandy was named Digital Influencer in 2016 by Forbes, a Social Media Legend, Top 10 Women in Technology by CNN, and top 100 Influencer in AI, IoT, and Social Business by Onalytica.
Sandy is the Chairman of the Board of Girls in Tech. She was honored 2X with the AIT United Nations Member of the Year award for helping developing countries with technology. She is an Advisor to startups in AI, IoT, and AR/VR.
A trailblazer behind new business market entry and a recognized thought leader, Sandy has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Business Insider, Forbes, and Venture Beat.