Susannah Burrage is a Manager at Innosight, where she helps companies “own the future” by redesigning products, services, and strategies to reach previously overlooked markets and consumer jobs.
Prior to Innosight, Susannah held a number of roles focused on overcoming resource constraints to enable scaled impact. At Starbucks, she devised a strategy to reduce complexity among suppliers in the food supply chain. At the social enterprise First Book, she designed creative corporate partnerships that aggregate the purchasing power of underserved communities to increase the quantity and affordability of multicultural books. And at the consulting firm Community Wealth Partners, she facilitated multi-stakeholder conversations that empowered non-profit organizations, foundations, and communities to set aspirational goals and build strategies to achieve them.
Susannah holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BA from Bowdoin College. During graduate school, Susannah was a member of the Consortium, a fellowship program focused on addressing the underrepresentation of people of color in business. In addition, she participated in and then led Yale’s team in back-to-back victories at the MBA Impact Investing Network & Training (MIINT) competition.
Outside of work, Susannah is an avid skier, spontaneous dinner host, and eager international traveler.