Susan Woodward is a financial economist specializing in the organization and performance of securities markets. She has served as the Chief Economist of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. She has taught finance at the Stanford Law School, the University of Rochester Business School, and University of California at Los Angeles.
Before founding Sand Hill Econometrics, Woodward was Executive Vice President and Chief Economist of OffRoad Capital, an Internet-based investment bank specializing in later-stage private equity placements. At OffRoad, she designed a system for auction pricing of private equity offerings. She is a co-inventor of the technology described in a pending patent application.
Woodward received both her B.A. and Ph.D. in Financial Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.