Her background enables her to understand client requirements. She graduated from Harvard College and University of Pennsylvania Law School. She was an associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and served as in-house counsel at leading Silicon Valley companies including eBay and SGI. Susan also co-authored the career guide Conquering Corporate America for Women and Minorities (Vault, 2003).
Susan frequently speaks on career development for professional organizations (ACC, APABA-SV, NAPABA, Leading Women in Technology), law schools (Hastings, Stanford, Santa Clara), firms (Baker Botts, Cooley, Fenwick, Foley, White & Case), and corporations (Facebook, Juniper Networks).