Skills & ExpertiseB2C, Building a Team, Co-Founder Dynamics, Customer Acquisition, Customer Discovery, Go-To-Market Strategy, Marketing, MVP Development, Pitch Feedback, Pivots, Product Roadmap, Scaling

Industry Education Technology; Fitness & Sports; Government & Civic Engagement; Software/App; Venture Capital

Sarah Leary is an entrepreneur and seasoned technology leader. She co-founded Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods, in 2010 and served as the company’s Vice President of Marketing, Operations, and International during its expansion across the U.S. and into neighborhoods across 10 countries. Prior to Nextdoor, was the VP of Product at and Epinions (eBay Companies). She started her career at Microsoft where she was Product Manager for the first launch of Microsoft Office. She is currently a Venture Partner at Unusual Ventures where she focuses on early stage companies. She is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

Sarah is skilled at starting early stage companies built around innovative products, finding product-market fit as early as possible and scaling companies focused on social, community, or marketplaces.