Shannon Susko Human Resources Committee, Risk Committee
Shannon Byrne Susko (Whistler) has 18 years experience leading financial technology services companies in North America. Her technical expertise is coupled with extensive sales, marketing and operations experience. Shannon has served on for-profit and not-for-profit boards at a regional, national and international level.
Shannon Byrne Susko is the former President of DST Subserveo and former Co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Subserveo Inc. that offers a post-trade automated compliance solution to broke dealers in North America, Susko led the sale of Subserveo to DST Systems based in Kansas City on June 20, 2011. Her technical expertise is couples with extensive sales, marketing and operations experience. Shannon is the former Co-founder, President and CEO of Paradata Systems Inc. In January 1996, Shannon led the sale of Paradata to Payment Processing Inc. based in California. Shannon joined their team as Executive Vice-President of Product and Technology and remained until January 2009. Prior to joining Paradata, she worked with her own software consulting firm, Embyr Consultants, as well as for Geovision, Siemens, DMR Group and Statistics Canada.
Shannon has been recognized for the following awards: BIV/ACG Vancouver 2011 Deal Maker of the Year, Report on Business Magazine's Canada's Top 40 Under 40™ Award 2000, 2006 recipient of the Sarah Kirke Award for Canada’s Leading Women High Tech Entrepreneur, YWCA Vancouver Women of Distinction – Entrepreneurship Nominee 2013 & Technology Nominee 2012, 2012 - ACG New York Champion’s Award - Middle-Market Deal of the Year – Finalist, BC TIA Best Application of Technology Award 2001 and 2011, BC Export Award for Best New Exporter 2002, Influential Women of the Year 2001, presented by Business in Vancouver, Wired Women of the Year 2003 and CEO of the Year, presented by FWE Northwest. She is a member of the following Board of Director’s and advisory committees: Past Chair – ACETECH, Chair – Vinland Holdings Inc, and the BCTIA TIA Awards Chair. Former member of the following Boards: Paradata Systems Inc, Subserveo Inc, Capilano University, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation; President – W.net; Whistler Chamber of Commerce, Telus Whistler Pacific Sport Centre; Forum for Women Entrepreneurs – Founding Board Member; BC Premier’s Technology Council, and Electronic Transactions Association President’s Advisory Committee. She holds Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science degrees from Saint Mary's University and a Masters of Computer Science degree from Technical University of Nova Scotia. In the fall of 2012, she recently received the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Shannon is married and has 3 children.