Suzanne O’Brien

Practice Leader, Digital Health

Suzanne O’Brien has led the digital health practice at Toft Group since 2014. Suzanne has more than 10 years of executive recruiting experience, including five years working with executive teams at fast-growing software and technology companies. Her deep knowledge of the unique commercialization challenges for SaaS companies has helped numerous Toft Group clients build the right technical teams to thrive in the digital health world.

Prior to joining Toft Group, Suzanne was a director for an executive search firm in Silicon Valley, where she effectively reduced search execution time and received 100 percent client satisfaction. Suzanne was also the senior manager at New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), where she built and managed the U.S.-based board for the New Zealand government, assembling a team of top-tier, C-level executives in technology, consumer products, strategy and finance. Suzanne served on the board of MBA Women International’s Los Angeles Chapter and is currently on the board for the IE Business School Alumni Association. She is a founding Member of HUB LA, a social enterprise accelerator, and a founder for the Foundation for African Leadership in Business.

Suzanne holds an MBA in International Business from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain, and a B.A. in Advertising with minors in Spanish and Biology from Iowa State University.