Susan is a Founding Member of Singularity University (SU). She organized SU’s 2008 Founding Conference, helped source 1.5M seed funding, and negotiated a 5-year partnership with NASA. Susan spearheaded SU’s TED09 public launch and executed SU’s inaugural Graduate Studies and Executive Programs. Today, SU Alumni are in 60+ countries around the world.
Susan is titled “Founding Architect” for her role in building the initial DNA that is SU.
Susan is also the founder of Women@TheFrontier, an explosive forum highlighting female change-agents that are leveraging exponential technologies and innovative platforms to address global grand challenges.
An anthropologist and lawyer, prior to SU Susan negotiated diplomatic and international collaboration with Central American Presidents, Ambassadors, U.S. State Officials and Industry CEOs that culminated in the successful vote and passage of the U.S. & Dominican Republic – Central American Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA). In addition, Susan has produced technical and scientific conferences (e.g., Life Extension Conference, Singularity Summits, Aging Conference and Convergence).
Susan’s focus is to create strategic alliances and global networks that empower, inspire and drive positive change.