Susan Thomas is the founder and CEO of 10Fold, a communications agency in Silicon Valley. The company is ranked among the top eight percent of independently-owned firms exclusively focused on B2B technology in the United States. Current clients include three “Unicorn Companies” and three multi-billion-dollar industry leaders, along with dozens of other rising tech stars. Founded in 1995, 10Fold has helped create billions for clients in corporate valuation and won nearly six dozen industry awards for service excellence. Susan has won a dozen awards for her leadership including the Lifetime Achievement Award from Vistage (an award that has been bestowed on less than a half percent of the organization's 60,000 worldwide members).
Susan is a limited partner in two funds for ParTech Venture Capital based in Paris, France. She also serves on the advisory board for Heritage Commerce Bank, Think Why and the Dean’s Advisory Board for the W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University.
Susan began her college education at Wichita State University while attending high school in Newton, KS. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Business from Emporia State University. She then went on to earn a Master of Arts in Industrial Organizational Psychology from the University of Tulsa.
Susan and her husband, Jim, are most proud of their four grown children, Austen, Tyler (and his spouse, Bre), Kaitlyn and Addison. Susan also enjoys their border collie mix puppies, Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson, and riding her Quarter Horse, Flash.