About The Author

Susan Cramm is the founder and president of Valuedance ®. Susan Cramm is a recognized industry expert on information technology leadership. She has helped pioneer the field of IT leadership coaching through her passion and gifts for developing others, as well as her keen insights regarding IT leadership, which are derived from extensive research and years serving in executive level positions. She has worked with executives from a number of Fortune Global 200 clients, including Toyota, Sony, and Time Warner (for a complete client list, please click here ). Susan’s experience makes a difference and her clients describe her as “insightful”, “motivational”, “practical”, “tough”, “committed”, and “invaluable”. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and, since 2000, has authored the monthly "Executive Coach" column for CIO magazine and she is an award-winning writer and author of the Harvard Business Review blog “Have IT Your Way.

Cramm is the former CFO and executive vice president at Chevy’s Mexican Restaurants. She joined Chevy’s in 1994 to assist in the development of a nationwide Mexican "cantina style" restaurant concept and assumed responsibility for finance, business strategy, restaurant development, franchising and legal functions. Prior to Chevy’s, Cramm worked with the Taco Bell Corporation and held the positions of CIO and vice president of the Information Technology Group and Senior Director for Financial and Strategic Planning.

Susan received her master's degree in management from Northwestern University, specializing in finance, marketing and quantitative methods and her BA from University California, San Diego, summa cum laude, specializing in management and computer science.

Susan Cramm
317 W. Avenida Gaviota
San Clemente, CA 92672
Phone / Fax: 949-361-3096
Email: susan@valuedance.com