Susan Poulton is President of the digital strategy consulting firm Door 44 Digital and the Chief Digital Officer of The Franklin Institute science museum in Philadelphia. She has seventeen years of digital media strategy experience, working with organizations in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Before founding her current consulting firm, Susan spent seven years as Vice President of Digital Media for the National Geographic Society and prior to that spent nine years at America Online specializing in large-scale digital live event and content production.
An avid traveler, photographer, and space enthusiast, Susan spends her spare time photographing rocket launches and volunteers to provide media and digital training to non profit organizations around the world including photography workshops with young people through National Geographic Photo Camp.
Susan Poulton graduated from Virginia Tech University in 1996 with B.A. degrees in Journalism and English Literature.
"I think one of the best ways to connect the public to science is to allow them to be present and part of the moment of discovery. Experiencing that excitement first hand changes someone forever."