Sarah Friar - CEO Nextdoor
Sarah Friar - CEO Nextdoor

Interview with Co Tyrone native Sarah Friar, CEO of Nextdoor

Sarah discusses how she got to where she is today, the epidemic of loneliness and how we can become community builders in a digital age

Sarah Friar is from Sion Mills, Co Tyrone. She’s is the CEO of Nextdoor, a free private social network whose goal is to get you connected to your neighbours. 

Prior to serving as Nextdoor’s CEO, Sarah was CFO of Square a tech company who under Sarah’s leadership, launched its initial public offering in 2015 and added $30Bn in market capital.  Before her time at Square, Sarah worked with Salesforce, Goldman Sachs and McKinsey and even spent some time working on a gold mine in Ghana. 

Alongside her work at Nextdoor, Sarah sits on the boards of Walmart and Slack, and is the co-founder of Ladies Who Launch, a nonprofit that celebrates and empowers female entrepreneurs. 

Sarah Friar is a real champion of Northern Ireland. She’s a big supporter of the local tech community in Ormeau Baths and a great example of how the diaspora is giving back to Northern Ireland.

Listen to Sarah Friar's interview on the Best of Belfast Podcast

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