Susanne Daniels

Global Head of Original Content • YOUTUBE


As Global Head of Original Content for YouTube, Susanne is responsible for leading the company’s overall efforts and investments in original content, including programming strategy, development, and production of series and feature films from some of YouTube’s most successful creators.

Susanne brings an extraordinary level of programming experience to YouTube, spanning her most recent work as President of Programming at MTV as well as top posts as the President of Lifetime Television and The WB, Vice President of Comedy for Fox Television and more. In these roles she’s led the development for some of the most memorable shows on TV, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Dawson’s Creek, Gilmore Girls, Army Wives, Charmed, 7th Heaven, Smallville, Project Runway, Martin, Living Single, and most recently Are You The One and Scream.

Susanne serves on the boards of The Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy and Common Sense Media, among other advisory roles. She is based in Los Angeles where she resides with her husband, writer-producer-director Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks and Recreation and King of the Hill).