Also at G4C, Susanna launched the Games for Learning Summit with collaboration from the US Department of Education and the Entertainment Software Association. Now an annual event, the gathering attracts educators, policy makers, game studios and publishers to explore how games can be more effectively used in the classroom.
Prior to Games for Change Susanna worked across both the commercial and public sector. Over a 12 year period, Susannaheld various senior level positions at BBC Worldwide Americas, most recently as SVP of the TV distribution division for the US where she led a team of 20 to raise $50m annually from coproduction and sales of BBC’s award winning documentaries and scripted content. She was also SVP of BBC Worldwide’s Children’s where she led the strategy of all youth related initiatives in the US including channel and IP development.
Susanna also ran NonStop, a boutique consulting business where she helped clients develop multi media impact campaigns. Clients included MAC Cosmetics, Nickelodeon, Purpose, Sandbox Summit @ MIT , Coolabi and TEDx East. Susanna lives in Fairfield, CT with her husband and her sources of creative inspiration, Isaac and Ian.