Shani Sandy is a Design Executive at IBM working at the intersection of design, technology, and business. Her mission is to lead business transformation by advancing design practice and design-thinking with a focus on superior client experiences. Prior to joining IBM, Shani was the Executive Creative Director at S&P Global in New York City, where she led the enterprise-wide Creative Strategy, Communication Design, and UX practice areas. Shani holds a BA in Art History and BFA in Painting and Computer Art from Tufts University along with an MBA from the Berlin School of Creative Leadership. She has been honored by GDUSA’s as one of its “People to Watch” and The Network Journal’s 40 under 40. Shani currently sits on the advisory board for Rutgers’ Design Thinking and EDGE’s Center of Career Development.