As President of Games for Change (G4C), Susanna produces the annual Games for Change Festival, the largest gaming event in New York, dubbed by national media as “the Sundance of video games.” For clients such as American Express Foundation, United Nations, Carnegie Foundation, Ad Council, Smithsonian Museum and McKinsey Social, Susanna has initiated dozens of programs to advance the games for good sector. Prior to G4C, Susanna worked across both the commercial and public sector. She held senior positions at BBC Worldwide Americas, most recently as Senior Vice President of the TV distribution division for the US where she led a team of 20 to raise $50 million annually from co-production and sales of BBC’s award winning documentaries and scripted content. She was also Senior Vice President of BBC Worldwide’s Children’s division where she led youth-related initiatives in the US including channel and IP development.
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