Ed Sussman

Ed Sussman




About Me

Ed Sussman - Professional Summary

Ed Sussman helps build fast growth businesses, especially in technology and digital media.

He emphasizes long-term vision, innovation, team building and solid business and financial planning.

As a consultant, on behalf of private investors and private equity funds, he's evaluated investment and takeover opportunities in the media and digital space. He also sometimes advises early stage internet companies (such as GoJotter.com and CivicDynamics.com)

Ed Sussman - Prodessional Experience

Ed is the CEO of Buzzr.com, a partnership with Lullabot, one of the world's leading Drupal technology firms.

Buzzr is a web-based content management system and publishing platform enabling non-technical users to create and manage highly sophisticated websites. It's built on Drupal as a Software as a Service.

Buzzr has a a platform just for the college and private school market called Buzzr Education Edition, created in partnership with mStoner, the world-leader in websites for the higher education market.

Ed used to run Inc.com and FastCompany.com where he made his bosses tens of millions of dollars in new revenue.

As executive vice president of Mansueto Ventures (the Inc. and Fast Company brands), Ed oversaw business development, events (the Inc. 500/5000 conference) and digital media.

He also was a Managing Director for Gruner and Jahr U.S.A, a multi-hundred million dollar magazine publishing arm of Bertelsman. He oversaw Inc.com and FastCompany.com there, too, before Mansueto bought them.

Before he ran digital companies, Ed was a journalist. Executive editor of Inc. magazine, senior editor of Worth and P.O.V. Writer for titles ranging from the Wall Street Journal to Reader's Digest and many others.

Ed Sussman - Education

I graduated Duke Law in 1992, first my class (summa cum laude and order of the coif), and clerked for a federal district court and a federal appellate court judge. I have published several legal academic articles and remain a member of the Bar of the State of New York.

I attended the University of Pennsylvania where I was editor in chief of the DailyPennsylvanian.

Ed Sussman - Links

Media Links: edsussman.info
Drupal Profile Drupal.org
Photo Blogedsussman.org

Ed Sussman - Interests

New Media, Digital Media, Jourmalism, Law, Publishing, Online Marketing, Managment, Social Media

Ed Sussman - Current Location: New York, N.Y.


About the company

Buzzr.com is a Software as a Service (cloud hosted, supported) Content Management Sytem. We have special editions for the education and government markets.

Contact Information



New York, N.Y.
United States