Susan McCaw is a businesswoman, former diplomat, philanthropist and political fundraiser. She served as the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Austria and is currently President of COM Investments, a private investment firm. Previously, Mrs. McCaw was a Principal at Robertson Stephens & Company, a San Francisco-based investment bank. Mrs. McCaw also worked as an Associate in Robertson Stephens Venture Capital Group. Mrs. McCaw started her career as a Business Analyst for McKinsey & Company in New York and Hong Kong.
Mrs. McCaw is a member of Stanford University’s Board of Trustees and served as Co-Chair of Stanford’s $1 billion Campaign for Undergraduate Education. She is a founding board member of the Malala Fund and also a board member of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, the Pacific Council on International Policy, and the American Austrian Foundation. In addition, Mrs. McCaw is a member of Harvard Business School’s Board of Dean’s Advisors, the Council of American Ambassadors and the Council on Foreign Relations. She is the Director of the Craig and Susan McCaw Foundation, focusing on education and international economic development projects.
Mrs. McCaw earned a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University and a MBA from Harvard Business School. She was born and raised in Orange County, California. She is married to Craig McCaw and has three children. They reside in Santa Barbara, CA.