Chief Marketing Officer
As CMO of The Trade Desk, Susan oversees all aspects of the company’s marketing, including branding, product marketing, creative design, digital media, content development and PR. She brings a steady track record of strategic marketing leadership and a strong passion for building brands across media, technology and consumer sectors to continually further The Trade Desk’s significant growth in the U.S. and around the world.
Recently named one of Forbes Most Influential CMO’s in the World (June 2018), Susan is a recognized expert at the forefront of digital marketing’s transformation. Susan is regularly featured in media, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Reuters, and Adweek, among others.
Before joining The Trade Desk, Susan served as EVP and Chief Marketing Officer of global fashion brand Tory Burch, where she led a customer-centric, omnichannel, and global digital transformation of all brand communications.
Prior to Tory Burch, Susan was the founding executive and GM of Bloomberg’s Media Distribution division, which she built into a highly profitable global content business. In addition, Susan has held marketing leadership roles at Bloomberg.com, Yahoo!, Gap Inc., and Walmart.com.
Committed to mentoring the next generation of business leaders, Susan is a W.O.M.E.N. in America mentor, a member of the Women’s Forum of New York, and presenter at Deloitte’s Next Generation CMO Academy. Susan received a B.A. in economics from Carleton College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Susan serves on the CMO Advisory Board for Ridge Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm, and also serves on the Board of the non-profit Lulu and Leo Fund. In her spare time, Susan enjoys travel and all sports but especially golf.