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Sue Stash

Managing Director, 
Billion People Project



Sue Stash’s experience spans numerous roles including CEO, Founder and Corporate Executive. In 2014 Ms. Stash started an initiative, ThriveOn, which has brought together a multigenerational, cross-disciplinary team to explore needs/opportunities in the longevity market (age 50+). The group will launch a cluster of companies in the space starting in 2016. Stash also works with the Billion People Project, a non-profit focused on mobilizing a billion people to take small, environmentally conscious actions to save our planet. Prior to this, Stash led several companies including Avenir International (a digital health company) and BioVantage Resources (a sustainable water reclamation company).  Prior to this she founded and led Solidware Technologies, Inc., a software quality company which was acquired in 2008. Ms. Stash’s corporate experience included Sun Microsystems where she was Director of Marketing & Business Development, Six Sigma Director and held various engineering and management positions. Before Sun, Stash founded an independent consultancy selling digital imaging solutions in Germany. Also in Europe, Stash held various international product/strategic marketing positions at IBM in computer integrated manufacturing. Ms. Stash started her career at Precision Visuals, Inc. in Boulder and was instrumental in setting up their European offices in Frankfurt and London. Sue served on Governor John Hickenlooper’s and on Governor Bill Ritter's Venture Capital Investment Advisory Committee and served on the Governor's Council for Innovation; she currently serves on Colorado University's ICT Law Program Advisory Board, is a Masters’ course instructor at Watson University, a Blackstone Entrepreneurs’ Network (BEN) adviser, advises AMAL (an education company in Bangladesh) and Koe Koe Tech (a healthcare company in Myanmar), mentors at the Unreasonable Institute, and volunteers with high school students at Cyber Seniors to teach older adults how to connect through technology. Stash is a recipient of the Tribute to Women in Industry Award from the YWCA and the 2009 Colorado Entrepreneur with Impact Award.