Senior Director of Corporate Communications
Go Daddy

Susie Penner is a Senior Director of Corporate Communications at GoDaddy and has more than 20 years of experience managing corporate communications, product and industry marketing for technology-driven companies. Prior to GoDaddy, Susie worked as director of Corporate Communications at Oracle for a decade and was responsible for enterprise applications. Susie also held positions at Trolltech (acquired by Nokia), Silicon Graphics (SGI), Egon Zehnder International, The Weber Group and Arbor Software (acquired by Oracle).

Susie volunteered and acted as vice president of the board of directors for the Central Coast Autism Spectrum Center for 10 years and currently sits on the advisory board for Diversity & Inclusion at the Orfalea College of Business at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo.

Susie holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Social Sciences (Sociology, Anthropology and Geography) with a concentration in Organizational Behavior from Cal Poly SLO.

Judging panel

Lani Lavin

Head of Sustainable Business & Communications

Dr Colin D'Silva

Head, Asia Pacific, Communications and Government Affairs

Michelle Lavipour

Global Corporate PR Manager

Rema Gouyez-Benalla

Head of Digital Content and Engagement
L'Oreal UK

Karen Yew

Head, Corporate Marketing and Communications

Paul Fabretti

Director of Communications

Victoria Needs

Director of International Marketing
Sony Music Entertainment

Ken Hein

Chief Communications Officer US
Dentsu Aegis Network

Grant Mitchell

Corporate Communications Manager

Paul Mallon

Head of Major Brand Activations
Paddy Power

Andy West

Chief Development Officer

Shakira Payne

Communications & Sustainability Manager

Ruth Warder

General Manager

Suzanne Blackburn

Global Communications & Public Affairs

Anna Dalziel

Marketing Director
Momentum Worldwide

Phil Wade

Chief Marketing Officer
Jetstar Airways

Ellie Graham

Senior Publicity Director
Think Jam

Susie Penner

Senior Director of Corporate Communications
Go Daddy

Rory Mackin

Senior Manager | Public Relations
Deloitte’s Green Dot Agency

Laura Sutherland

Founder and Director
Aura PR

Stephen Waddington

Managing Director

Jenny Chan

Vice President, Head of Public Affairs, Asia 

James Herring

Taylor Herring Ltd

Su Min Sng

Head of Communications

Ross Matthews

Chief Marketing Officer
Ice Lolly

Arline Adeva

Assistant Vice President for Brand Communications, PR and Digital Marketing

Nicky Wang

Managing Director and Head of Strategy
WE Red Bridge

Nancy Maffucci

Senior Communications Planner
Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Karen Tan

Senior Director
Ministry of Communications and Information

Charmaine Huet

Marketing & Communications, Director, Southeast Asia
Discovery Networks Asia Pacific

Eric Pooley

Senior Vice President
Environmental Defense Fund

Luisa Fernandez

Marketing Director
YO! Sushi

Gemma Cracknell

Marketing Director
Merlin Entertainments