Thinker in Residence 2017
Suzi is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Verb, a global corporation specialising in social innovation. Verb produces global social impact competitions like the MetLife Inclusion Plus challenge, and also offers an online leadership training platform that turns corporate employees into purpose-driven leaders. Previously Suzi created and led the social entrepreneurship program at the University of Texas at Austin where she also ran the Dell Social Innovation Challenge, which was the largest student social entrepreneurship competition in the world. The Dell Challenge engaged more than 25,000 student social entrepreneurs from 100 countries. Suzi has been in the start-up and entrepreneurship space for over 15 years, has co-founded several Austin non-profits focused on social innovation and entrepreneurship and in 2014 was awarded the Ernst & Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Suzi was in Adelaide from 3 – 7 July 2017, giving a number of presentations and interacting with many local groups.
Social Capital Presentations
A series of videos from the Thinkers in Residence YouTube Channel
Entrepreneurs Week Keynote Address
Institute of Public Administration (SA) Intrepreneurship Forum Presentation
Global Trends/ Local Opportunities
Create a database of rising social entrepreneurs
The Rainforest Scorecard
A Practical Framework for Growing Innovation PotentialDownload