Melissa Di Donato Roos was born in New York to an Italian American family; is the eldest of five children and at a young age she wanted to make the world a better place for girls. Melissa got her B. A. in Political Science and Russian, her M.A. in Russian Translation, and M.B.A. in International Business from American University. She is the first female CEO of SUSE, the world’s largest opensource software company. As a thought leader and passionate supporter of diversity and inclusion, Melissa has received several industry awards and is recognised as one of the most transformative CEOs in technology
She lives outside of London, England with her husband and three children. In her spare time Melissa loves to run, play the piano, and sing and dance with her children.
‘How Do Mermaids Poo?’ is her first book.