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Sarah J. Friar

Former Chief Financial Officer & Acting Chief Operating Officer at Square, Inc.
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Education
Career History
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Non-Profit Donations & Grants
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Sarah J. Friar

Former Chief Financial Officer & Acting Chief Operating Officer at Square, Inc.

Overview

Age
45 (Born 1973)
Notable Companies
Square, Inc.
Board Seats
6
Number of Relationships
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Partner at Sequoia Capital

Former Managing Director at Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

Co-Founder at Slack Technologies, Inc.

Founder at New Relic, Inc.

Chief Adoption Officer at Salesforce.com, Inc.

Member, Management Board at Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business

Partner at Benhamou Global Ventures LLC

Venture Partner at Walden International LLC

General Partner & Managing Director at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

Managing Director, Executive Education at University of California - UC Davis Graduate School of Management
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CNBC
November 17, 2017
CNBC
November 15, 2017
SNL Financial
November 9, 2017
CNBC
September 1, 2017
SNL Financial
August 3, 2017
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Educational Background

 
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.
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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.

Career History

Chief Financial Officer & Acting Chief Operating Officer
2012 - Current
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 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.
Managing Director-Equity Research Division
2000 - 2011
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. engages in global investment banking, securities, and investment management, which provides a range of financial services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals. It operates through the following business segments: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending, and Investment Management. The Investment Banking segment focuses on the provision of financial advisory services public and private sector clients around the world. The Institutional Client Services segment facilitates clients regarding buy and sell financial products, raise funding and manage risk. The Investing & Lending segment includes the company's investing and relationship lending activities across various asset classes. The Investment Management segment deals with the provision of investment and wealth advisory services. The company was founded by Marcus Goldman in 1869 and is headquartered in New York, NY.
Vice President
2000 - 2011
Goldman, Sachs & Co. (GS&Co.), a limited partnership registered as a U.S. broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, together with its consolidated subsidiaries (collectively, the firm), is an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (Group Inc.), a Delaware corporation. The firm is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals.
Business Analyst
1996 - Prior
McKinsey & Co., Inc. provides management consulting services. Its areas of expertise include business technology, corporate finance, marketing and sales, operations, organizational risk and strategy planning, sustainability, and resource productivity. The firm offers advisory and analytical consulting solutions to commercial and industrial sectors such as electronics, aerospace, automotive, chemicals, media and entertainment, pharmaceuticals, medical, investment, telecommunications, transportation, and logistics. The company was founded by James O. McKinsey in 1926 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees

Corporate Boards ▾
Independent Director
2013 - Current
New Relic, Inc. engages in the provision of software-as-a-services for digital intelligence products. It allows the users to monitor software and infrastructure performance and measure end user activities through desktop and mobile devices. The company was founded by Lewis Cirne in September 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
Member, Board of Directors
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.
Independent Director
2012 - 2015
Model N, Inc. engages in the provision of revenue management cloud solutions for the life science and technology industries. It solutions include two complementary suites of software applications: Revenue Management Enterprise and Revenue Management Intelligence. The Revenue Management Enterprise suite serves as the system of record for and automates the execution of revenue management processes such as pricing, contracting and incentive & rebate management. The Revenue Management Intelligence suite provides analytical insights to define and optimize revenue management strategies. Each of these suites consists of a number of applications, which can be purchased together or as separate stand-alone applications. The company was founded by Yarden Malka, Zack Rinat and Ali Tore on December 14, 1999 and is headquartered in Redwood Shores, CA.
Non-Profit Boards ▾
Vice Chair
Current
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.
Member-Management Board
Current
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.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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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

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2013 Money 2020 Expo

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