Sarah Van Dyck

San Francisco

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Sarah Van Dyck Egon Zehnder, San Francisco

About

Sarah Van Dyck, based in San Francisco, is a leader in Egon Zehnder’s Consumer and Technology Practice Groups. She advises clients on executive search as well as management assessment and board advisory services drawing on more than 25 years’ experience working as a marketing executive with consumer and technology companies.

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Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Sarah served as VP, Global Brand Marketing at Rosetta Stone, where she was responsible for re-positioning the iconic language learning brand. She previously served as a Marketing executive at LivingSocial. Sarah worked in both the US and France as Managing Director of MODO Group, a brand strategy consultancy, where she managed global brand strategy initiatives for clients including Microsoft, Starbucks, Grupo Modelo, and Sony Ericsson. Sarah started her marketing career at Procter & Gamble.

Sarah received an MBA from INSEAD and a BA in History from Brown University.


News and Publications

What We Heard – Never Waste a Crisis

The combination of overlapping social media networks with passionate and vigilant consumers means that chief marketing officers and chief communications officers are never more than one errant tweet or unflattering video away from a crisis. But while crises generate urgency and headlines, managing a brand today is a 24/7 operation of monitoring, messaging and refinement.

Notes from The New York Times’ New Work Summit

The topic of innovation is squarely on the agenda of today’s corporate decision makers. This was in full display at the recent New York Times’ New Work Summit, where we joined a select group of business leaders, engineers and scientists, designers and futurists to discuss the challenges leaders face in transforming their organizations into engines of innovation.

How CMOs in the Epicenter of Innovation View the World

We recently held a private dinner for 20 CMOs from some of San Francisco’s most disruptive companies in the hospitality, food, insurance, financial services and media sectors.

Comfort with Paradox

Most CEOs and boards name succession, both for the CEO and for business unit leaders, as their biggest strategic challenge. While this leadership challenge exists for every industry, it is particularly acute in the consumer sector, where many of the successive waves of disruption first hit.

CMSWire - Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and the Future of Digital Marketing

Virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI) will revolutionize digital marketing, write Egon Zehnder consultants Amanda Roberts and Sarah Van Dyck for CMSWire.

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How CMOs in the Epicenter of Innovation View the World

We recently held a private dinner for 20 CMOs from some of San Francisco’s most disruptive companies in the hospitality, food, insurance, financial services and media sectors.

AdAge - Sarah Van Dyck - CMOs Unlock Growth by Building Agile Organisations

In an increasingly disruptive world the key challenge facing CMOs is to create an agile organization that will help individuals to leverage their full potential.

Procter & Google? The Marketing Academy of Tomorrow Takes Shape

For a generation, Procter & Gamble has been more than an icon of consumer packaged goods—it’s been the West Point of marketing, producing hundreds of CMOs across a range of industries.

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Sarah Van Dyck Egon Zehnder, San Francisco