Susan Sigl is currently president and chief executive officer of the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA). Prior to WTIA, Susan was the co-founder and a general partner of SeaPoint Ventures, a Seattle-based venture capital firm investing in communications companies in the wireless, broadband, and network transactional infrastructure sectors.
In her role as a general partner, Susan evaluated, invested in, directed, and raised capital for many early-stage technology companies. She raised institutional capital for two venture funds and managed the firm's investor relations. As part of SeaPoint's wireless startup company launch initiatives, Susan served as the interim chief financial officer of SNAPin Software (acquired by Nuance Communications), Zumobi Inc., and Ground Truth Inc.
Susan has been actively involved in Northwest organizations. She was the board chair of the Seattle South District YMCA, a past president of the Evergreen Venture Capital Association, an originating board member for the Northwest Chapter of the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs, and a board director of Northwest Entrepreneur Network. Susan has been a mentor in the University of Washington's MBA Mentor Program as well as a UW visiting MBA faculty member, and an advisory board member of Seattle University's Entrepreneurship Center.
Susan currently serves as an advisor to Ivy Corp., a privately held, early-stage Seattle startup in the wireless sector, and as a board member of the Technology Alliance, the World Trade Center Seattle, the Puget Sound Regional Council, and the Technology Council of North America. Susan was listed as one of the "100 Top Women in Seattle Tech" by TechFlash in July 2009.