Susan Labandibar is the founder and CEO of Tech Networks of Boston, a single source for computer networks and web technologies for Boston-area businesses. The firm is one of the first established IT service companies in the country to incorporate IT energy use reduction into all of its offerings.
National Recognition for Tech Networks of Boston: MSPmentor.com named Tech Networks as one of the 250 Most Influential IT Service Providers in 2008. The firm is also ranked 27th on Business Week’s list of 100 fastest-growing urban businesses. Local awards include the Green Business Award from the City of Boston and the Mass High Tech TechCitizenship Award.
Volunteerism and Philanthropy: Susan serves as President of the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Boston, an 18-year old non-profit organization of business leaders committed to changing the way the world does business. She also serves on the board of Inner City Entrepreneurs, a national organization focused on job-creation in low-income urban areas. Susan is a member of the City of Boston’s Community Advisory Committee on Climate Action.
Environmental Activism: Tech Networks of Boston’s new Hutan program enables non-profits and social businesses to help stop rain forest destruction in Indonesia by donating 20% of new managed service contract revenues to Orangutan Foundation International (OFI.) Susan is working with OFI founder and primatologist Dr. Birute Galdikas, who has studied and protected a population of 6,000 wild orangutans and their habitat for 38 years.