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Sarah Van Dyck is a leader in Egon Zehnder’s Consumer, Digital, and Chief Marketing Officers practices. Based in San Francisco, she advises both industry leaders and emerging disruptors on executive search, leadership development, and board advisory services. Sarah’s 25 years of experience as a marketing executive with consumer and technology companies have shown her that organizational capacity is built when courageous and compassionate leaders invest in the potential of their teams.

I get my greatest joy partnering with leaders to illuminate opportunities to grow their organizations and themselves in ways they never imagined possible.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Sarah was VP of Global Brand Marketing at Rosetta Stone. Previously, she was a Marketing Executive at LivingSocial. She was also Managing Director of MODO Group, where she oversaw global brand strategy initiatives for clients including Microsoft, Starbucks, Grupo Modelo, and Sony Ericsson. Sarah began her marketing career at Procter & Gamble.

Sarah received an MBA from INSEAD and a BA in history from Brown University. Outside of work, she enjoys watching her two teenage children develop their own passions and interests. She’s grateful they share their parents’ sense of adventure and curiosity so the family can explore the four corners of the earth together.

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What We Heard – Never Waste a Crisis

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

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

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.

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

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.

AdAge - CMOs Unlock Growth by Building Agile Organisations

AdAge - 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

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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