As the Global Chief Product Officer & CMO of Sandstone Technology, a global FinTech company with headquarters in Australia and customers across Europe, Asia and the Pacific, Linda works closely with their customers to explore new ways to simplify everyday banking by creating amazing banking experiences. Their solutions and products span across automated backend lending and credit assessment to omni-channel digital engagement front-end solutions.
Linda leads an end to end business unit of a couple of hundred people located in Australia, the UK and Philippines. Her unit is responsible for driving the evolution and innovation of Sandstone’s digital lending suite of products, managing the Group’s relationships with major corporate and institutional clients as well as extrapolate plausible future market scenarios driving our strategic focus.
A key focus of Linda’s current role is to build strong external partnerships, efficient internal agile teams as well as implement a dynamic strategy approach to accelerate the innovation output of Sandstone Technology.
Her experience spans across a variety of fields and geographies, including R&D, Sales, Strategy and Innovation across Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America.
Linda has had a broad and diverse career helping teams navigate through disruptive market environments, developing innovative technology products and leading people to form strong, creative and future focused teams.
Prior to working in the financial sector, Linda spent 12 years working for global telecommunications giant Ericsson where she led R&D teams in countries around Europe Latin America and Asia Pacific.
Most recently Linda held the role of Executive Director of Go to Market, Though Leadership and Innovation for the Commonwealth Bank in Australia.
Linda holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and a Master of Business in Administration from the University of Ballarat in Australia.