Susan Corbett

Susan CorbettFounder and Executive Director

Ms. Corbett is a preeminent authority and advocate for digital equity and digital inclusion, and works closely with economic development and rural organizations to promote broadband adoption.

In the fall of 2017, Ms. Corbett launched the National Digital Equity Center, collaborating with local and global change makers, relentlessly driving disruptive strategies to close the digital divide in Maine and across the United States. Ms. Corbett is the Director of the National Digital Equity Center.

Ms. Corbett is the former Chief Executive Officer of Axiom Technologies, a provider and advocate of fast, affordable, and reliable broadband services for rural communities. In 2005, Ms. Corbett joined Axiom Technologies as Chief Financial Officer. Under her leadership, the telecommunications company designed and constructed more than 100 access points connecting more than 2,500 square miles in one of America’s roughest terrains — rural Maine. She has written and managed numerous grants for broadband development and adoption.

Ms. Corbett is a public speaker, educator, and advocate who is dedicated to providing broadband access, digital equity and digital inclusion to rural communities everywhere.