Megan is the Director of Strategy for IBM in Australia and New Zealand, where she is also responsible for Organisational Culture and Change, and Gender Diversity. For more than 16 years she has driven strategies for multi-billion dollar corporations in Australia, Asia and the US, in the areas of business strategy, marketing, communications, gender diversity, leadership development, organisational culture and change management. With Masters Degrees in both Business Management, and in Wellness (Positive Psychology), Megan currently works at the intersection of business strategy and organisational culture to drive positive change and revenue growth for IBM. She is a leading advocate for women in business, and has been the executive sponsor for women within IBM for the past 6 years. She was also the Chair of the Sustaining Women in Business conference from 2007-2009 and remains a key member of the Committee.
Passionate about helping individuals and organisations to create positive change, and to thrive, her recent endeavours have included: developing a 5 year growth strategy for the $5 billion IBM business, underpinned by positive leadership; driving major organisational change through Appreciative Inquiry, a positive change model, training more than 1400 IBM managers in strengths based leadership, growth mind-set, energy and attention to support resiliency, engagement and business growth.
In addition to her work at IBM, Megan is the co-founder and Executive Director of World Wellness Project, a not-for-profit social enterprise driving positive change for individuals, communities and the planet. Megan enjoys spending time coaching, speaking and writing about wellness and thriving. She is also currently writing a career and wellbeing book for Gen X women, to help them thrive in all aspects of their lives. ‘A Memo to my Generation: Getting Real About Having it All’ will be published by Hay House in 2012.
Megan lives in Sydney with her (super cool) eleven year old son.