Susan Hassler

Editor-in-Chief
IEEE Spectrum

Susan Hassler began her publishing career at consumer magazines before focusing on science and technology. Specializing in startups and repositioning efforts, she was an editor at The Sciences magazine, published by the New York Academy of Sciences, and founding editor of the symposium and monograph program at The Neurosciences Institute of Rockefeller University. She was also the founding editor of Nature Biotechnology, a journal published by Macmillan Publishers, and one of the original members of its digital strategy team. She has been included in “Folio 40: The Most Influential People in the Magazine Industry” and was inducted into min magazine’s Editorial and Design Hall of Fame in 2011. A senior member of IEEE, Susan has been an adjunct professor in the science and environmental writing program at New York University’s School of Journalism and an adjunct professor in the department of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Miami School of Medicine. In her current position at IEEE Spectrum, she has been responsible for repositioning the magazine and extending its digital platform strategy. During her editorship, Spectrum has won numerous awards for both its print and online efforts, including three Grand Neal Awards and a National Magazine Award for General Excellence in the Thought Leader category.

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