Suzanne O'Brien

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Suzanne O’Brien has been Practice Leader, Digital Health at Toft Group since 2014. Suzanne has over 10 years of executive recruiting experience, including 5 years working with growing high-tech, SaaS companies and executive teams. 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% client satisfaction. Suzanne was also the Senior Manager at New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), where she built and managed the US-based board for the NZ government, comprised of top-tier, C-level executives in technology, consumer products, strategy and finance. Suzanne has served as a Board Member for MBA Women International, 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 the Founder for the Foundation for African Leadership in Business.



Suzanne graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in Advertising and Minors in Spanish and Biology from Iowa State University. She received her MBA, International Business from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.