Susannah has served as Executive Director of the Technology Alliance since its inception in 1996. She oversees the operation of all TA programs and directs all research and policy activities undertaken by the organization. Susannah works closely with the TA Executive Committee and Board to develop and implement strategic initiatives that advance the organization's goals in education, research and entrepreneurship.
William H. Gates Sr. Fellow in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
As the William H. Gates Sr. Fellow, Esther is responsible for outreach to research institutions, entrepreneur organizations, and the early stage investor community on behalf of our Innovation Showcase program. She screens and coaches participating companies, and helps to connect innovators with the resources they need to successfully commercialize new technologies. Esther is an MBA candidate at the University of Washington.
Samantha provides administrative support for Technology Alliance programs and events, including the Science & Technology Discovery Series, State of Technology Luncheon, Technology Institute, and Innovation Showcase. She is also the Executive Assistant to the Executive Director.
Membership & Sponsorship Manager
Katy manages sponsor relations and organizes board development activities for the TA. She also coordinates the planning and execution of the State of Technology Luncheon, the TA's largest annual event with an audience of 800+, and handles logistics for the biennial Technology Institute retreat and annual Innovation Summit.