Sarah J. Friar

Chief Executive Officer at Nextdoor.com, Inc.

Sarah J. Friar

Sarah J. Friar

Chief Executive Officer at Nextdoor.com, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Square, Inc.
Nextdoor.com, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

7808

Number of Boards

6

Birthday

1973

Age

46

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Slack Technologies, Inc.

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Chief Adoption Officer at Salesforce.com, Inc.

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Venture Partner at Walden International LLC

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Partner at Benhamou Global Ventures LLC

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General Partner at Benchmark Capital Management Co. LLC

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Venture Partner at Illuminate Ventures

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Managing Director, Executive Education at University of California - UC Davis Graduate School of Management

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Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners

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Co-President & Director at Meritech Capital Partners

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Co-Founder at Nextdoor.com, Inc.

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Sarah J. Friar
Chief Executive Officer at Nextdoor.com, Inc.
Education
M.Eng in Metallurgy, Economics & Management

Oxford is a collegiate university, consisting of the central University and colleges. The central University is composed of academic departments and research centres, administrative departments, libraries and museums. The 38 colleges are self-governing and financially independent institutions, which are related to the central University in a federal system. There are also six permanent private halls, which were founded by different Christian denominations and which still retain their Christian character.

MBA

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN) is comprised of highly successful entrepreneurial leaders with a focus on values and sights on creating a better society. In being a part of a global network with access to some of the most talented like-minded individuals around the world and the support of the Aspen Institute, these leaders are able to help each other to become more deliberate and impactful in their efforts to make their communities, societies, and the world a better place.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2018 - Current

Nextdoor.com, Inc. operates as a private social network for neighborhoods. It helps individuals to meet and get to know people that live within the same geographical area. The company was founded by Nirav Tolia, Sarah Leary, David Wiesen and Prakash Janakiraman in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
2012 - 2018

Square, Inc. engages in the provision of credit card payment processing solutions. The firm offers additional point-of-sale services, financial services, and marketing services. The company was founded by Jack Dorsey and Jim McKelvey in February 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Senior Vice President of Finance & Strategy
2011 - 2012

Salesforce.com, Inc. provides enterprise cloud computing applications. It provides a comprehensive customer and collaboration relationship management service to businesses of all sizes and industries and also provides a technology platform for customers and developers to build and run applications. The company has designed and developed its applications to be easy-to-use and intuitive solutions that can be deployed rapidly, customized easily and integrated with other software applications. Salesforce.com offers its services on a subscription basis, primarily through its direct sales efforts and indirectly through partners. The company operates in one segment. It was founded by Marc Benioff, Parker Harris, Dave Moellenhoff, and Frank Dominguez in February 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2018 - Current

Walmart, Inc. engages in retail and wholesale business. It operates through the following business segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. The Walmart U.S. segment perates as a merchandiser of consumer products, operating under the Walmart, Wal-Mart, and Walmart Neighborhood Market brands, as well as walmart.com and other eCommerce brands. The Walmart International segment manags supercenters, supermarkets, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, and cash & carryl. The Sam's Club segment comprises membership-only warehouse clubs and samsclubs.com. The company was founded by Samuel Moore Walton and James Lawrence Walton on July 2, 1962 and is headquartered in Bentonville, AR.

Director
2017 - Current

Slack is a platform that enables team communications in one place. The company’s platform provides real-time messaging, archiving, and searching services for various teams. Slack was founded by Daniel Stewart Butterfield, Serguei Mourachov, Eric Costello and Callum James Henderson-Begg and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Member, Business Advisory Council
Current

Illuminate Ventures focuses on early-stage investments in US-based high growth, capital efficient high technology companies. The firm focuses on companies operating in the fields of Internet, SaaS, cloud computing, infrastructure, data analytics, security, IIoT, technology enabled services and mobile and wireless solutions.Illuminate Ventures is typically the first institutional investor at early stages, but they also invest at a point where established companies seeking for first equity financing. They invest in Series and Seed rounds by filling the gap between angel capital and larger funding rounds of traditional VCs. The firm is particularly interested in new and innovative business ideas led by committed, talented and diverse teams, particularly those that include women entrepreneurs. They also make co investments.

Director
Prior

Spark’s mission is to provide life-changing apprenticeships to youth in underserved communities across the United States. Spark, a national nonprofit with offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Philadelphia, offers a unique program that re-engages middle school students in their education through hands-on apprenticeships and leadership curriculum. Spark partners with schools and workplaces in cities coast-to-coast to match underserved 7th and 8th graders with mentors working in career fields aligned with the students’ strengths and interests. Spark’s parallel in-school curriculum reinforces the link between classrooms and careers while helping students build skills key to success in the 21st century. After 10 years and thousands of apprenticeships, the results are clear: Spark students consistently gain confidence, key skills, and positive relationships, and have a graduation rate far above the national average. Spark’s unique approach and positive outcomes have earned national attention.

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$50K - $100K
2017

Spark’s mission is to provide life-changing apprenticeships to youth in underserved communities across the United States. Spark, a national nonprofit with offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Philadelphia, offers a unique program that re-engages middle school students in their education through hands-on apprenticeships and leadership curriculum. Spark partners with schools and workplaces in cities coast-to-coast to match underserved 7th and 8th graders with mentors working in career fields aligned with the students’ strengths and interests. Spark’s parallel in-school curriculum reinforces the link between classrooms and careers while helping students build skills key to success in the 21st century. After 10 years and thousands of apprenticeships, the results are clear: Spark students consistently gain confidence, key skills, and positive relationships, and have a graduation rate far above the national average. Spark’s unique approach and positive outcomes have earned national attention.

$25K - $50K
2012

Spark’s mission is to provide life-changing apprenticeships to youth in underserved communities across the United States. Spark, a national nonprofit with offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Philadelphia, offers a unique program that re-engages middle school students in their education through hands-on apprenticeships and leadership curriculum. Spark partners with schools and workplaces in cities coast-to-coast to match underserved 7th and 8th graders with mentors working in career fields aligned with the students’ strengths and interests. Spark’s parallel in-school curriculum reinforces the link between classrooms and careers while helping students build skills key to success in the 21st century. After 10 years and thousands of apprenticeships, the results are clear: Spark students consistently gain confidence, key skills, and positive relationships, and have a graduation rate far above the national average. Spark’s unique approach and positive outcomes have earned national attention.

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Events
Speaker
-Las Vegas, NV
2013 Money 2020 Expo

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