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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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Egon Zehnder at the 2018 Kellogg Marketing Leadership Summit

Egon Zehnder at the 2018 Kellogg Marketing Leadership Summit

As CMOs continue to face obstacles in the dynamic business world, it’s important to remember the primary takeaways, gleaned while surrounded by peers who have faced or are facing similar situations, from the 2018 Marketing Leadership Summit.

Interview with Chief Marketing Officer, VR/AR, Facebook

Interview with Chief Marketing Officer, VR/AR, Facebook

Egon Zehnder's Sarah Van Dyck spoke with the CMO of VR/AR and Facebook, Rebecca Van Dyck, at the 2018 Kellogg Marketing Leadership Summit.

Interview with Chief Marketing Officer, Clorox

Interview with Chief Marketing Officer, Clorox

Egon Zehnder's Sarah Van Dyck spoke with Clorox CMO Eric Reynolds at the 2018 Kellogg Marketing Leadership Summit.

Defining the Modern Marketer: The Hourglass Imperative

Defining the Modern Marketer: The Hourglass Imperative

Defining and then finding the modern marketer is a task we face every day. Consider the hourglass. It is an iconic joining of equals that, when combined, shows us how energy flows easily and perfectly between them. This visual also represents the modern marketer: a master of two equal energies, with the wisdom to know how to balance the flow in marketing resources and focus.

The Talent Innovation Formula for Transformational Marketing

The Talent Innovation Formula for Transformational Marketing

What is the right balance between traditionalists and change makers? In our experience, we’ve found the formula used by innovation leaders can also create a marketing talent blueprint. By adopting this innovation framework, companies can better ensure the placement of the right talent to drive transformational change.

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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