Sarah Friar, NextDoor CEO, photographed at their headquarters in San Francisco on May 10th, 2019.

Sarah Friar


Prior to serving as Nextdoor’s CEO, Sarah was CFO of Square. Under Sarah’s leadership, Square launched its initial public offering in 2015 and added $30Bn in market cap. Before her tenure at Square, Sarah served as SVP of Finance & Strategy at Salesforce. Sarah also held executive roles at Goldman Sachs, as well as leadership positions at McKinsey in both London and South Africa. Sarah sits on the boards of Walmart and Slack, and is currently the Board Vice-Chair of Spark, a nonprofit serving at-risk middle school students through mentorship. Sarah 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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Thriving in the New Normal//

Knowing Just 6 Neighbors Can Improve Our Health

by Sarah Friar, Julianne Holt-Lunstad
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Thriving in the New Normal//

COVID-19 Is Challenging the World to Be Kinder

by Sarah Friar, Cynthia Bissett Germanotta
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Thought Leaders//

How Neighbors Are Building a Kinder World, One Gathering at a Time

by Sarah Friar
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Activity Recreation//

How Neighborhood Connections Are Helping Combat Social Isolation and Loneliness

by Sarah Friar
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