Susan Y. Sandberg

Susan Sandberg
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Susan Y. Sandberg's Biography

Type Of Business:
Information technology company
Marketing Area:
National
Expertise:
Implementation of successful large computer systems; Putting together a system to benefit the financial and business sectors; mentored and worked with consultants in developing a team to develop all the above to the functionality that upper management wanted and the company needed for productivity, cost control, inventory control, flow of information and supply chain management
Major Product/SVS:
Consultation services in large system design, analysis and management
Hobbies/Sports:
Helping the elderly; Genealogy work; Computer research; Keeping up with technology
Education Degrees:
Master of Arts in Communications and Media, The University of Utah (1981); Master of Science in Information Systems, Brigham Young University (1979); Bachelor of Arts in Chinese History, The University of Utah (1974)
Affiliations Awards:
Association for Professional Computing in Manufacturing; Former Member, AMT; Grandfathered Member, Computers Professional Management; Worldwide Branding; Former member Jay Cees; Former member Kiwanis,
Industry:
Information Technology
Date of Distinction:
6/2/2015
What do you feel separates you from the rest of the professionals in your industry?:
She is separated from her peers due to her personality and how it fits into the business, as well as her assets, which she contributes to the overall corporation.
How would you like to be remembered by your peers?:
She would like to be remembered as a team leader and a professional woman that led the way for other professional women in the business world.
If you could solve one problem in the world today, what would it be?:
She would solve world hunger.
Throughout the duration of your career, what was the one highlight that stood out the most?:
The highlight of her career was winning the U.S. Presidential Award for 1980-1981 for having the most creative design of a large project system. that was the Northwest Alaskan Pipeline project./ she worked with McCoy on that project they were the designers for the information management system for the project
Charity:
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Number Of Years In Profession:
38
What Does He/She Attribute Success To:
She attributes her success to her mentor, Freida McCoy, VP of Northwest Alaskan Alaskan Pipeline who was an extremely professional and educated woman. She worked on the Alyeska Pipeline from 1974-1979. She had extremely high standards and integrity, and was the best in the country in her line of work. She was a high ranking consultant for nuclear power plants around the country.She worked in renewable energy field. She formed her own consulting company named CRM and Associates. Susan worked with her for 1 year at CRM
Why did you become involved in your profession or industry?:
She became involved in her profession because she had a mentor at the top of her field who hired her to work on the Northwest Alaskan Pipeline. They developed the computer program for them, and it inspired her to delve into the information technology sector.
Extended Bio Profile:
Ms. Sandberg served as a manager, director, vice president and consultant for eight large companies in large systems design, analysis and management in the United States. She has worked in numerous industries, including oil and gas, manufacturing, electronics, distribution, and wood. She also worked within the telephone, outsourcing, retail and aerospace industries. She was one of five members to start up a company and merge it successfully with a larger company, and it is still in business. Although she has retired from her last position as the director of consulting services at Oracle, where she worked for five years, she still serves as an independent consultant and offers consulting services on an as-needed basis. Additionally, she spends her time mentoring the younger generation of women entering the workforce. Prior to working for Oracle for five years, she worked for Unisys for 10 years and started working with six executives from other companies. She assisted with the transition and change management for Unisys when it was transitioning to Oracle. Ms. Sandberg gave many presentations on security in companies and software in underground gas facilities. She also taught library sciences at University of Utah, Salt Lake City for five years.
Position Responsibilities and Duties:
Increasing revenue; Keeping costs down; Mentoring 12 professionals who were responsible for designing and implementing computer systems; Working with the flow of clients' businesses, the finance, distribution, retail and inventory sectors, and with the most flexible software in order to customize solutions for every client; covered manufacturing and distribution internationally for Oracle
Education Certifications:
Certified Professional Information Manager; Lifetime Computer Professional Manager; Certificate Program, Project Management, George Washington University; Project management certified through PMI; Managing Large Network Certificate, Harvard Universitym Unysis sponsorship
Awards/Honors:
U.S. Presidential Award for the Most Uniquely Designed Computer System and Information System of the Time, Northwest Alaskan Pipeline (1978-1983)
Where Will You Be In 5 Years:
In five years, Ms. Sandberg aspires to business conducting, genealogy, community work. Her goal is to get into a college to teach information management, business management , project management, and/or executive computer science and give back to the society that help her be successful,. She hopes to inspire young women.
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