Susanna Kass

Data Center Advisor, UNEP
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Susanna Kass is a Data Center Advisor on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. In this role, she represents the UN Sustainable Development team by engaging private sector leadership, academic researchers, and public institutions to jointly promote sustainable energy within the international Data Center industry. Through mutually beneficial collaboration, the goal setting, speaking engagements, and projects further the vision of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Kass is an Energy Fellow and co-lecturer at Stanford University and the former Head of Innovation and Sustainability Strategy at BASELAYER Inc., a startup company that manufactures advanced modular technology for data centers.

She has formerly held roles as the Head of Innovation at NextEra Energy, COO of International Operations at eBay Inc. and has been the recipient of numerous awards, including Distinguished GSB Alumna Award in Energy from Stanford University, Distinguished MBA Alumna from Pepperdine University, Distinguished Entrepreneur Award from NMSU, and Presidential Entrepreneur Award from SDSU.

Susanna graduated from Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program and holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and BS in Computer Science and Business Administration Marketing from SDSU.

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