Melissa Di Donato
Chief Executive Officer
Andy Myers
Chief Financial Officer


Jonas Persson (C)
Adrian T. Dillon
Dr. Ariane Reinhart
Elke Reichart
Henning Kagermann
Johannes Reichel
Nora M. Denzel
Sheng Liang

Melissa Di Donato
Chief Executive Officer

Member of the Management Board

Melissa Di Donato is Chief Executive Officer of SUSE and is responsible for all aspects of the SUSE business and its worldwide growth. She became the first female CEO to take a multi-billion Euro company public on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in 2021, as well as being SUSE's first female CEO in 2019.

She has spent more than 20 years in technology as a leader, delivering innovative and transformative cloud solutions and software technologies for customers around the world. Melissa is dedicated to building high-performing teams, ensuring diversity across the business, and developing multi-channel go-to-market strategies.

Prior to SUSE, Melissa was the Global Chief Operating Officer for the Digital Core at SAP and Area Vice President at Salesforce for EMEA and APAC. Melissa continuously receives awards and accolades; throughout her career these have included being named a CEO Today Europe Awards winner in 2021 and 2022, and being awarded the Woman of the Year by Women in IT Awards in 2021. Most recently, Melissa was appointed to Handelsblatt and Bain & Company’s Female Allstar Board, as Chief Executive.

Melissa was appointed to the Supervisory Board of Porsche AG, post its IPO in September 2022. She is also a Non-Executive Director at J.P. Morgan Europe Limited and an Executive in Residence at Notion Capital.

She is the Founder of Inner Wings, a charity that was created to help build confidence and courage in young girls with the goal of creating a world of empowered and determined women. She is also the author of three children's books and was the inaugural Chair of the 30% Club’s Technology Working Group.

Melissa completed her education at American University, graduating with an MBA in International Business and a Master's degree in Russian.

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