Sue Gardner

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Sue Gardner

Name: Sue Gardner

Born: May 11, 1967, in Bridgetown, Barbados

Computer-related contributions

  • Canadian journalist.
  • Executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation (2007-2013).
  • Led the full-day Wikipedia blackout in protest against SOPA.
  • Former director of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's website.

Honors and awards

  • Ranked as the 70th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine (2012).
  • Huffington Post's "media game changers of the year" (2009).


"Wikipedia is the number four most popular website in the entire world. What most people don't know about Wikipedia is that it is a non-profit and it's a really small organization with a staff of just twenty-two people."