WW Head of Engineering, Construction, and Real Estate
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Sandra Benson is Worldwide Head of Business Development for the Engineering, Construction, and Real Estate industries. In her role, she oversees the strategy and execution of building specific solution areas across our largest global customers at the intersection of Operational Technologies and Information Technologies. She helps clients integrate digital technologies with their organizations and processes to achieve both qualitative and quantitative benefits.
Sandra works closely with the AWS partner ecosystem and AWS software engineering teams to ensure joint development and delivery of capabilities across the sector.
Sandra brings over 25 years of experience in the Building and Building Technology industries holding a number of executive positions including CIO/VP at Kentz/SNC-Lavalin, Global Industry Director of E&C at J.D. Edwards/Oracle and at Hexagon PPM. She has worked with many global E&C, EPC, and Real Estate companies throughout her career.
She is heavily involved in organizations that lead the way for technology advancement in the building industry and serves on the board of advisors for ViaTechnik. She is an advocate for women’s leadership. Sandra is an author and has been a featured speaker at many industry events. She was ConstrucTech Woman of the Year in 2014 and serves as a judge for this award today.