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Susan Lyne thought she’d grow up to be a CIA agent. That or a folk singer. Instead, she’s one of the most luminous forces in publishing, multimedia, and venture capitalism with a career that’s spanned decades and rocked industries. In the late 1980s, she was the founding editor in chief and publication director of Premiere magazine. Years later, as the president of ABC Entertainment, she greenlit some of the network’s most wildly popular shows, like Lost, The Bachelor, and Grey’s Anatomy. Lyne also ran Martha Stewart Omnimedia while Stewart was incarcerated, oversaw Aol.com and Moviefone, and directed the board of Gilt Groupe.