CompanySweetRiot

Skills & ExpertiseSocial Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Product Design

Sarah (MBA 2001) is the former founding CEO & Chief Rioter of Sweetriot in New York City and a self-proclaimed ‘hippie capitalist.’ Sarah grew up in a small town in Michigan close to her grandparents’ farm. Since then, she has also traveled, lived, or worked in more than 85 countries. Sarah has an ongoing love affair with France and is a happy Belle Mama (stepmom) to Victoire and Valentin. She also considers Featured Artist #1, Jean-luc Mège, her family. Sarah is an early innovator in socially responsible mission-based businesses. Sweetriot was a Certified B Corporation, Fair Trade, Organic, Women-Owned, and Inc. 500/5000 company. Sarah’s entrepreneurial work has been covered by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Today Show, Forbes, and Fortune. Sweetriot was a Whole Foods partner for over 10 years. Before Sweetriot, Sarah was working with the Internet in the late 1990’s at Yahoo! and Microsoft’s msn.com, designing and launching products and marketing programs for millions of consumers and the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) during the internet’s infancy. Sarah is currently serving on the global growth committee for the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO) and on the Board of Directors of AIESEC Life. Today Sarah is an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) at the Harvard Innovation Lab and Harvard Business School and was also appointed as the first ever Senior Innovation Fellow co-creating Harvard Business School’s first ever Social Justice course. Sarah has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor with Distinction from The University of Michigan.

InterestsShe loves culture and has set foot in more than 70 countries.