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Episode Info: Sam Mcintyre is passionate about helping women excel in the workplace, and has seen first-hand the benefits of having women involved in the decision making process. She has spent 30 years working in tech, and her career journey has seen her progress from IT Help Desk to CIO.She has worked in Australia, UK, Asia and the US for a variety of retailers and manufacturers including brands such as Tesco, Coles, Woolworths and L’Oreal. Sam loves problem solving, and that technology continues to evolve and change. She has built her career by continuing to learn new skills, being brave and creating solutions that deliver business results.Sam currently works as Group CIO at the Sussan Group, which incorporates Sportsgirl, Sussan and Suzanne Grae brands. She is on the Advisory Board for One Roof, a women's co-working and networking space, and also has her own startup, BeautiFinda, a marketplace for beautician services.Sam is also a mother to two young boys and loves spending time with them, her husband and her horses.Here’s an outline of what we cover in this episode:Sam’s career journey and how it led her to becoming CIO at Sussan GroupOne Roof, and what her advisory role coversSam shares a few of her biggest learnings throughout her career in techWe talk about motherhood, and how it’s helped, not hindered her career. And how she juggles a successful career as CIO, being a mother of two and her own side hustle.We talk about some of the challenges women in tech face and how to overcome themWe then discuss her side hustle BeautiFindaSam then shares advice for anyone looking to start their own business Episode ResourcesOne Roof (Instagram and website)BeautiFinda (Instagram, Facebook and website)Sam McIntyre (Instagram and LinkedIn)The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates Lean In by Sheryl SandbergMy Year of Saying Yes by Shonda RhimesMia Freedman No Filter podcastSylivia Jeffrey’s Future Women podcast [Full Disclaimer: Some of these links may be affiliate links, which means we receive compensation, at no extra cost to you, if you purchase through the link.] Thank you for listeningMy aim is to inspire and support you to reach your goals, and provide you with practical tips on how to be the best version of yourself.If you did enjoy the show, then I'd like to ask three things, so I can inspire and support more career motivated women ( and men).SUBSCRIBE: to the “The Females in Tech Show” in your favourite podcast app, to ensure you never miss an episode.REVIEW: write a review for the show in your favourite podcast app telling us what you love, and also where we can improve.SHARE: this episode with friends and colleagues who might benefit from the content, as well as grow and support our community.How can we better serve you?Tell us what topics you’d like to learn more about, or will help advance your career in technology. Complete the form at the form at this link and suggest a podcast topic....
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