Pratt Professional Masters Seminar Series
Friday, November 2, 2012
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium
Our seminar speaker for Friday, November 2nd will be Sandy Carter. Ms. Carter is Vice President, Social Business and Collaboration Solutions Sales and Evangelism, where she is responsible for setting the direction for IBM¿s Social Business initiative, working with companies who are becoming Social Businesses, and being the evangelist for the concept and best practices around Social Business. Prior to her current position, Ms. Carter was VP, Software Business Partners and Midmarket where she was responsible for IBM¿s worldwide software ecosystem initiatives, achieving 5 consecutive quarters of General Business growth, 20%+ Software Value Incentive (SVI) growth, and double digit Application Specific License (ASL) growth. Ms. Carter is the best selling author of two books: ¿The New Language of Business: SOA & Web 2.0¿, which won the Platinum MarCom Award in 2008, and ¿The New Language of Marketing 2.0: Social Media¿, which won the Silver MarketingSherpa award in 2009. She is an avid social media evangelist, leading an award winning marketing team to 27 awards, and is one of the top Bloggers and Twitter-ers in IBM. Ms. Carter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in math and computer science from Duke University and an MBA from Harvard, and is fluent in eight programming languages. A reception with light refreshments will be served immediately following.