Ambassador for The Asian Apprenticeship Awards 2017
Sally is a dynamic tech specialist being the CTO at MindFit, CIO at Intrapreneur International, Management Board of TeamBlockchain.
Sally is recognised as a thought leader in emergent technology, online media and navigating digital disruption to sustainably support business success, educational development and social impact. She is Chief Technology Officer at MindFit and Chief Innovation Officer at Intrapreneur International, a member of the Strategic Management Board for TeamBlockchain and also undertakes bespoke consultancy projects. This is underpinned by a breadth of leadership experience gained at Orange Business Services, Everything Everywhere and T-Systems, alongside research, teaching and executive education at Aston Business School and Oxford University.
Sally is also an international events speaker with multiple awards spanning research and practice. She is an established author with 50+ publications in business, technology (Blockchain, VR, AR, AI) and education and holds an industry and academia engagement role with the British Academy of Management. As a member of Tech London Advocates and the Diversity Board for Silicon Canal, she strives to support technology start-ups in finding new talent and investment, achieving high growth and enhancing inclusion in the sector. Sally has cultivated a highly engaged and cross-sector network both in person and across all leading social media channels. She is working with Oxford University in relation to advancing CIO leadership to address prominent strategic IT and digital challenges.
Developing, mentoring and advocating projects that harness business and technology as a force for good is a long term passion alongside opening up access to career and STEAM opportunities for girls, women and other groups that are underrepresented in leadership and technology positions. Sally is launching new initiatives and events to support intrapreneurs, entrepreneurs, young global leaders and Women in Tech. She is co-founder of the Women’s Empowerment Festival, Director of Education at the Global Young Asian Entrepreneurs Network, UK lead for the Circle of Young Intrapreneurs, a charity trustee with Challenge Cancer through Adventure and a member of the strategic board for the community interest company, Seek for Change. Sally is also a judge and project mentor for the Education Awards 2017 and a technology ambassador and mentor working with a number of professional bodies and organisations globally.