Susan is a member of the original IDG Ventures team in San Francisco. As a General Partner in the first fund, Susan sits on the boards of Xythos Software, Newmerix and Vaultus. Susan manages all back office and financial operations for IDG Ventures SF. In 2006, Susan also managed IDG’s internal Venture Services Group, which provides liaison services to its global family of funds, introducing IDG assets of fund partners and coordinating joint administrative programs for the funds. Susan joined IDG Ventures from Teknekron Corporation where as Vice President and Treasurer, she represented Teknekron on the boards of seven enterprise software companies ranging from seed startups to mature public entities. Prior to Teknekron, Susan was a professor of finance at Columbia University and at UC Berkeley. In addition, Susan has conducted applied mathematical research at Los Alamos and Argonne National Laboratories. Susan has a PhD in finance from Stanford University, an MBA from Wharton and an MA from the University of Illinois at Urbana and a BA from Northwestern University, both in mathematics.