Amanda Johnston-Pell

Amanda Johnston-Pell has established an international career as a global leader in business transformation, digital sales, marketing, brand and entrepreneurship. She is currently serving as the Chief Digital Officer, Vice President Digital Sales across the Asia Pacific and China regions for IBM. Prior to this appointment, Ms Johnston-Pell had held several Executive positions with IBM, Telstra, BigPond and others.

In 2012, Ms Johnston-Pell cofounded a New York tech media start-up. With professional remits spanning USA, Asia Pacific, China and Japan markets, Ms Johnston-Pell is a pioneer in her field, highly regarded for her entrepreneurial spirit and innovative approach to problem solving.

Passionate about giving back, she has served with community, education and private diplomatic initiatives including but not limited to the Australian American Leadership Dialogue, the AALD’s Young Leadership Dialogue, Chief Executive Women Australia, the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship and Sparsha Trust, serving underprivileged children in India. Ms Johnston-Pell is a generous business and ‘women leaders enabling women leaders’ mentor.

In 2021, Ms Johnston-Pell was awarded The Women’s College Alumna of the Year Award.

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Vice-Chancellor's Alumni Excellence Award


Bachelor of Human Movement Studies (Education)