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Sarah Friar      

‎CEO of Nextdoor; Former CFO and Operations Lead at Square

Sarah Friar is Chief Executive Officer of Nextdoor, the world’s largest private social network for neighborhoods.

Prior to Nextdoor, Friar served as Chief Financial Officer at Square. Under Friar’s leadership, the company launched its initial public offering in 2015 and added $30Bn in market cap.

Before her tenure at Square, Friar served as Senior Vice President of Finance & Strategy at Salesforce. Friar also held executive roles at Goldman Sachs, as well as leadership positions at McKinsey in both London and South Africa. Friar sits on the boards of Walmart and Slack. Friar is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Finance Leaders Fellowship Program, a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network, and co-founder of Ladies Who Launch, a network that mentors and inspires women entrepreneurs and business owners.

Friar grew up in Northern Ireland and earned her MEng in Metallurgy, Economics, and Management from the University of Oxford and her MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, where she graduated as an Arjay Miller scholar.

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New Relic board makes room for Square executive Sarah Friar ...

Sarah Friar, Square's operations lead and chief financial officer, has taken a seat on the board of directors at New Relic, a cloud-based software company ...

Square CFO Sarah Friar Talks About Her Career In Tech – And Why ...

Sarah Friar, current chief financial officer at Square and formerly of Goldman Sachs and McKinsey, spoke to IBTimes about the challenges and opportunities for ...

Square CFO Sarah Friar is leaving to become the CEO of Nextdoor ...

Friar was one of Square CEO Jack Dorsey's most valuable deputies.

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