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Sarah Lacy          

Technology Journalist; Founder & CEO of PandoMedia and Chairman Mom

Sarah Lacy, a 20-year award winning investigative journalist,and author, is a and serial entrepreneur. Founding and serving as CEO of PandoMedia and Chairman Mom, Lacy knows how to start a business.

In 2012, Lacy founded Pando, whcih consists of a daily technology blog and monthly event series titled "PandoMonthly." Lacy's newest startup, Chairman Mom, is a site built by women and for women and helps working mothers solve the toughest problems they face.

Lacy is well known in tech hot spots around the world for finding great entrepreneurs before most other reporters or venture capitalists do. Previously, she was the senior editor at TechCrunch.com, the largest blog on tech entrepreneurship in the world.

She is also the author of the critically acclaimed Once You're Lucky, Twice You're Good: The Rebirth of Silicon Valley and the Rise of Web 2.0. Called the definitive book of the Web 2.0 movement, Once You're Lucky tells the story of how Web 2.0 was born through the eyes of the founders of companies like Facebook, Twitter, Slide, Digg, LinkedIn, and others. Her other works include Brilliant, Crazy, Cocky: How the Top 1% of Entrepreneurs Profit from Global Chaos and the empowering A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug: The Working Woman's Guide to Overthrowing the Patriarchy.

Before founding her own businesses, Lacy was a staff writer for Businessweek and the founding co-host of Yahoo! Finance's daily show "TechTicker." Lacy is a regular guest on NBC's Press:Here and various TV and radio outlets in the United States and around the world.

Speech Topics


Brilliant, Crazy, Cocky: How a New Breed of Global Entrepreneur is Changing the Planet

Called "a fascinating new gem of a book" that "[gets] inside the heads of idea people," technology speaker Sarah Lacy's newest book, Brilliant, Crazy, Cocky, is the basis of this keynote speech, in which she profiles some of the emerging world's most fascinating and creative entrepreneurs. To tell the story, Lacy spent 40 weeks traveling through Asia, South America, and Africa, hunting down the world's most impressive entrepreneurs who are turning local turmoil into opportunity. Throughout this presentation, Lacy shines a spotlight on innovation and entrepreneurship throughout the world, providing messages that inspire and illustrating each one with fascinating, revealing stories from her travels.

Beyond Call Centers and Microfinance: The Real Promise of Business in the Emerging World

Nothing to Lose: Why the American Dream Worked Too Well

Once You're Lucky, Twice You're Good: The Rise of Web 2.0

News


Sarah Lacy on AOL Acquisition of TechCrunch: Video - Bloomberg

Sarah Lacy, a former senior editor at TechCrunch, talks about AOL Inc.'s acquisition of TechCrunch Inc. last year and her decision to leave the technology blog.

Sarah Lacy on AOL Acquisition of TechCrunch: Video - Bloomberg

Sarah Lacy, a former senior editor at TechCrunch, talks about AOL Inc.'s acquisition of TechCrunch Inc. last year and her decision to leave the technology blog.

Sarah Lacy Is a Cultural Critic, Y'all

PR executive and PandoDaily founder Sarah Lacy has much more to say beyond Sean Parker's decency--for instance, did you know "Southern culture" is ...

PandoDaily founder Sarah Lacy's secret to success: Jump off cliffs ...

When PandoDaily founder and editor-in-chief Sarah Lacy observed the traits of out-of-touch...

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