Susan Mason is a General Partner with Aligned Partners, a venture firm that specializes in investments in highly capital efficient IT startups. Susan is focused on early stage startups in the cloud and mobile computing areas.
Prior to co-founding Aligned Partners, Susan was with Onset Ventures for 15 years and helped raise 5 ONSET funds. She came to Onset Ventures in 1996 after holding positions in high technology engineering, marketing and business development.
Susan previously led a successful consulting practice, helping Fortune 100 corporations capitalize on emerging markets and technologies. Earlier in her career, she held positions in marketing and engineering design for high-performance systems and microprocessors at Fujitsu Microelectronics, Fairchild Semiconductor and NCR Microelectronics. Susan received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado and her MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles. Susan is a Kauffman Fellow and a founding board member and Chairman of the Center for Venture Education.