Sandy Carter is past startup founder and CEO. She currently serves as a VP at AWS WWPS Partners and programs. Her mission is to focus on startups in public sector including energy, health, space, and defense. She is responsible for driving next generation partnering. Sandy is also committed to diversity and serves as the Chairman of the Board of Girls in Tech, and an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley. Before her roles at AWS, Sandy ran the Cloud and AI/ML Ecosystem at IBM Corporation. She was honored twice with the AIT United Nations Member of the Year Award for driving technology in developing countries. Sandy is an international speaker who has presented in 80+ countries and author of 6 books, several of which have been translated into multiple languages. She was named Best Speaker by Baptie & Company for receiving the highest speaker rating at the Channel Focus North America/Latin America conference and Best Speaker at the IoT Slam.
Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.