Susan Ness Elected to Mathematica's Board of Directors

Susan Ness Elected to Mathematica's Board of Directors

Jul 09, 2024
Susan Ness elected to Mathematica's Board of Directors

Mathematica announced Susan Ness as the newest member of its board of directors. Ness is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center, a distinguished fellow at the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, and the founder of Susan Ness Strategies, a technology and media policy consulting firm. Ness joins a distinguished group of board members committed to helping Mathematica continue to deliver on its mission of improving public well-being through the use of data and evidence that meet the highest quality standards.

“I’m thrilled to join Mathematica’s board at a time when the organization’s focus on innovating at the intersection of data science, social science, and technology is critically important for decision makers around the world,” said Susan Ness. “I look forward to using my background in global technology policy, women’s leadership, and communications policy to help our employee-owners shape an equitable and just world where evidence drives decisions for global impact.”

Ness is an independent expert member and board alternate of the Global Network Initiative and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Coalition for Digital Safety. She recently served on the board of Vital Voices Global Partnership and previously served as a member of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. She earned a J.D. from Boston College Law School and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Since its inception in 1986, Mathematica’s Board of Directors has been an inclusive body dedicated to providing governance and oversight that helps inform Mathematica’s vision and strategy, as well as the policies, practices, and leadership that propel the organization’s success.

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