Susie Dirks is an accomplished executive product leader with over 11 years of experience in product management and 23 years in tech. She is a self-starter who enjoys working in fast-paced environments and excels in fostering a customer-centric product culture. Dirks prioritizes high-impact goals and product directions to support autonomous decision-making, work/life balance, and business success. She values diversity, equity, and inclusion and actively mentors underrepresented minorities pursuing product management. Dirks has worked in various leadership positions for companies such as Knapsack and New Relic, Inc., where she led product management for a product organization of 50+ people, helping three high-revenue products with flattened growth curves grow revenue by 47% in a year and a half.
Dirks has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and is skilled in user-centric perspective, prioritization, people management, creating focus, product leadership, and SaaS software. She has a big-picture product vision and a thoughtful and efficient decision-making process. Dirks values stakeholder buy-in, executive presence, and collaboration.