Neel Sus, CEO
Neel Sus began his entrepreneurial endeavors with Susco, a custom software development company that has quickly grown from a one-man operation to a 17-man workforce since it was founded in 2005. In 2011, Susco was recognized by City Business as one of the Best Places to Work in New Orleans. Neel was awarded the Louisiana Technology Council's 2012 eWARD for Technology Leader of the Year.
In 2008, Neel cofounded eLYMPUS Inc, a mobile medical data startup which leveraged the Susco team to develop for smartphones. In 2009 Susco expanded into the iPhone app development space and created App Maker platform, an award winning softwareproduct that allows non-developers to create their own iPhone applications and mobile websites without any coding. In 2010, all mobile and social app development was spunoff to Susco to Touch Studios, LLC with partner Jameson Quave, which also creates video games andsocial applications.
Neel also uses his drive and spirit to influence otherentrepreneurs in the New Orleans area via leadership positions in many local organizations. He drove growth of Entrepreneurs Organization Accelerator Program in New Orleans, is a committee chair on GNO, Inc. Next Gen Council,member of The Gambit’s annual 40 Under 40 list, ranked in the top 20 of the Silicon Bayou’s Top 100, founding member and Board member of Net2NO (Net Squared New Orleans), President of the New Orleans chapter of the American Marketing Association and President of the American Association of Indian Professionals, where he's helping launch a mentoring program to help. He resides in New Orleans, LA along with his wife Ruchi and their two children.