Executive Director of Wikimedia Foundation
- Fast Company
Sue Gardner is the Director of Wikipedia. She's also the only Canadian to make it onto Forbes' The World's100 Most Powerful Women list. Since her arrival at Wikipedia, Gardner has introduced major initiatives focused on organizational maturity, long-term sustainability, and increased participation, reach, and quality of the Foundation's free-knowledge projects. She was formerly head of CBC.CA, the internet platform for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation: Canada's radio, TV, and new media public broadcaster and the nation's largest journalistic organization. Under her leadership, CBC.CA experienced a historic audience surge and launched many new major multimedia technologies, including podcasting, breaking news alerts, live event blogging, and many forms of user interaction.
Gardner is a member of the Online News Association, the Society for News Design, Women in Film and Television, the Canadian Association of Journalists and Canadian Women In Communications.
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