New Enterprise Associates
Suzanne joined NEA in 1995 and is the Partner in charge of the firm's LP relations and marketing activities. In this role, she has coordinated raising $8.6 billion for NEA funds 12, 13, and 14. Suzanne started her career at NEA on the information technology investing team and worked with many portfolio companies including Guardent (acquired by Verisign), and Quantum Bridge Communications (acquired by Motorola).
Before joining NEA, Suzanne led the financial team at XcelleNet, a developer of system management software for remote access. She was part of XcelleNet's startup management team that grew the company to a successful IPO in 1994. Suzanne also worked as a senior auditor for Arthur Andersen where she specialized in emerging information technology companies.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Suzanne received a Masters of Management (MBA) from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science in business administration, with Honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Suzanne is a Certified Public Accountant.
Suzanne is a member of the Charter Class and served her fellowship under mentor Peter Barris at NEA in Reston, VA.