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Susan Wu is the Advisor of .

She is also a Founding Partner at the Obvious Corporation.

Previously she was the cofounder and CEO of ohai, a games company dedicated to creating the world's first massively social online games.

She was formerly principal and venture advisor at Charles River Ventures. While at CRV, some of the firm's investments she was involved in include Twitter, Conduit Labs (acquired by Zynga), Metaplace (acquired by Playdom/Disney), and LiveGamer. Susan is currently an active angel investor and advisor to emerging startups such as Square and Mixer Labs/GeoAPI (acquired by Twitter.)

Susan was formerly CMO of Apache Software Foundation, one of the world's leading open source software organizations. She began her career as the chief architect of an early text Multi-User Dungeon (MUD) and was active in online gaming as a competitive Quake player and a key contributor to a leading Quake mod and open source gaming engine. A serial entrepreneur, Susan was a co-founder of an enterprise Software as a Service startup with a successful NASDAQ IPO, and a senior executive at a NASDAQ listed white hat security company.

Susan is well regarded as an entrepreneurial leader and pioneer of the virtual goods business model. Fast Company named Susan one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business and one of the Most Influential Women in Technology. She was named by the San Jose Mercury News to be one of the 10 Most Influential People in Silicon Valley.

She has spoken at Le Web, SXSW, E3, GDC, Austin GDC, Web 2.0 Expo and many other conferences.

She has Degrees from Tufts University and Cornell University.

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