COO from Zeal joins Benefits of Diversity panel discussion
Our Benefits of Diversity panel discussion is now complete with Susan Standiford, Chief Operations Officer, at Zeal joining the line up.
Susan joins David Balls, Group HR Director, Rank Group Plc, Beth French, Wiggin LLP, Lindsay Beardsell, Group General Counsel, Ladbrokes Coral Group and Sarah Gardner, Executive Director, UK Gambling Commission on the panel discussion.
Susan joined ZEAL in May 2015 and is the Chief Operations Officer, formerly the Chief Technology Officer. Leading a team of tech professionals, coders and innovators she is responsible for harmonizing the delivery of technology operations to all of ZEAL’s businesses globally. Susan is also General Manager of Lottovate, a start-up that partners with charities like Unicef to build lottery products that enable consumers to play from the heart and build a better place to live.
Susan has over 20 years’ experience working for software product development and information technology organisations. Prior to joining ZEAL, she was Vice President of Technology at Travelocity and Disney Online. Most recently she was the CTO of Rue La La, a leading private shopping portal in the US.
She has expertise in marketing, product development, design thinking and delivering innovative, value-adding solutions in business-to-consumer and in business-to-business organisations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology/Mathematics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Susan has recently been nominated for the Future CIO category in the Women in IT awards 2018.
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