SENIOR ASSOCIATE @ PELION VENTURE PARTNERS
“Suz,” Susanna Drake, joined Pelion in 2018. As an associate on the investment team, Suz focuses on building Pelion’s sourcing pipeline, performing due diligence, and working with existing portfolio companies. Suz is passionate about investing in companies that will change the world as we know it today. She is focused in sourcing interesting deals within Vertical SaaS and Frontier Tech, and spends time researching companies within industries she believes are ready for disruption.
Prior to Pelion, Suz worked in management consulting doing projects for both startups and Fortune 500 companies. While getting her M.B.A. at BYU’s Marriott School of Business, Suz worked as an internal consultant for a non-profit, and then interned for Deloitte Consulting in San Francisco. Before her M.B.A., Suz worked for Goldman Sachs as a Risk Analyst where she analyzed and managed billions of dollars of exposure on trades for both Goldman and their largest clients. Suz loves to ski, travel and play soccer.