Sandra K. Johnson is the CEO, SKJ Visioneering, LLC, a technology development and consulting company. She has over 35 years experience in technology. Some of her previous roles include CTO, IBM Central, East and West Africa, Business Development Executive and Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM Middle East and Africa, and CTO, IBM Global Small and Medium Business. She has conducted research in several computer performance related areas, has received numerous technical and professional awards, and is a Master Inventor with over 40 issued and pending patents. She has authored and co-authored over 80 publications and is Editor-in-Chief of the book Performance Tuning for Linux Servers. Dr. Johnson has expert certifications in Cloud+ and Security+ from CompTIA. She earned B.S. (summa cum laude), M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, all in electrical engineering, from Southern University, Stanford University, and Rice University, respectively, becoming one of the first African-American women to earn a Ph.D. in this field.