Melissa Di Donato is the first female CEO of SUSE, where she is the driving force behind SUSE’s rapid growth and acceleration culminating with SUSE’s successful listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in May of 2021.
Prior to SUSE, Melissa was the Global Chief Operating Officer for the Digital Core at SAP and Chief Revenue Officer Globally for all Cloud ERP solutions. She was also Area Vice President at Salesforce. Melissa has spent more than 20 years in technology as a leader in the digital space delivering innovative and transformative enterprise cloud solutions and held managing roles at IBM, PwC, and Oracle.
She was recently named 2021 Woman of the Year by the Women in IT Awards UK and included in Computer Weekly’s Most Influential Women in UK Tech 2021 shortlist. Melissa is also the Co-Founder of Inner Wings, a charitable foundation dedicated to empowering girls through a wide range of mentoring and role modelling programs and workshops.