Sarah is a sought-after speaker about her own experiences, the global startup ecosystem and the emerging technology landscape.
Here are some of her most recent appearances:
Dell Entrepreneur Summit (Delhi, India), June 16-19, 2012
Sarah was interviewed on stage by Ingrid Vanderveldt, EIR at Dell. In the intimate talk, Sarah openly shared some of the challenges faced in her journey and the mistakes made a long the way. Her honesty, charm and self-depracating humour won over the hearts of the theatre and her insights were some of the key takeaways from the event.
Read this article in the Globe and Mail on the conference and Sarah’s “inspiring” talk.
Startup Iceland (Reykjavík, Iceland), May 30th 2012
After meeting with the President of Iceland, Sarah dazzled an enthusiastic crowd with her entertaining presentation on the common mistakes first time founders tend to make. Her unique presentation and hand-drawn slides won her praise from event keynote and famed investor Brad Feld.
Here’s an overview of the conference and Sarah’s talk.
Big Omaha (Omaha, Nebraska), May 9-11 2012
Sarah spoke to a sold out crowd at one of the most famed conferences in the nation.
You can find an overview of her talk in this article from Silicon Prairie News.
You can watch Sarah’s talk on YouTube.
GE Leading & Learning Summit, May 7-9 2012
At the invitation of business titan Beth Comstack (CMO at GE), Sarah joined a panel of esteemed entrepreneurs to discuss fostering innovation.
Speaking to a crowd of industry leaders she passionately shared her thoughts on encouraging entrepreneurship within companies.
Startup Canada (Ottawa), May 2 2012
Sarah joined Federal Ministers and renowned entrepreneurs from across Canada to discuss the innovation revolution that has started in the country.
Summit Series Basecamp (Squaw Valley, CA), January 27-30 2012
Dubbed the “hipper DAVOS”, Sarah joined an esteemed list of big names like Bill Clinton, Richard Branson, Ted Turner and Russell Simmons when she was invited to speak at Summit Series.
FailCon (Paris, France), September 2011
A conference tackling the taboo of failure, Sarah shared her innermost thoughts on the grind of startup building.
Read this article on the conference and Sarah’s compelling talk.
Dell Entrepreneur Summit in Rio De Janeiro, June 2011
Sarah joined Victoria Ransom (Founder of Wildfire) and other young leaders to discuss the challenges faced as youth entrepreneurs.
G20 Youth Entrepreneurship Summit, June 19-20 2010
Sarah was asked to moderate a panel at the inaugural G20 Youth Entrepreneurship Summit in Toronto, which hosted delegates from around the world. The subject of the panel was “The Need for Coordinated Support” and it featured successful entrepreneurs from across Canada.
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Canada 3.0 Conference, May 10-11 2010
Sarah was one of the featured keynote speakers at the flagship Canada 3.0 conference on emerging technology. Sarah spoke about “Current Challenges to Canadian Innovation” and then engaged in a panel about entrepreneurship.
In her subsequent panel with investors Paul Kedrosky and Mark Ruddock, Sarah offered perspectives on public policy and ideas on overcoming current inadequacies. The panel highlighted proven successful approaches to fostering innovation, and new strategies for supporting growth in Canada.
South by Southwest Interactive Festival, March 12-15 2010
Sarah was a panelist at the exclusive South by Southwest Interactive Festival in March 2010. The topic of her panel was “Community Management: Future Skills you’ll Need to Know” and debated the role of community managers at startups and large companies. She was on the panel with well known online community advocates including Amber Naslund and Saul Colt.
Global Entrepreneurship Week 2009, November 16-20 2009
Sarah was one of the panelists at the Youth Entrepreneurship Summit during Global Entrepreneurship Week in November 2009. She sat on the Emerging Entrepreneurs panel with other entrepreneurs including Razor Suleman of I Love Rewards and Ronnen Harary of SpinMaster.
Sarah has also spoken at MIT, The University of Toronto, Western University and Harvard among other academic institutions. She has given many seminars and workshops for entrepreneurs and big companies across North America and Europe.
Want to inquire about Sarah’s availability to speak to your group? E-mail Sarah’s publicist, Tara Berthier, tara[at]speakersboutique[dot]com