Sarah Hartley is an accomplished entrepreneur and digital journalist with a proven record of establishing successful online and mobile projects. Ms. Hartley has demonstrated an aptitude for spotting new trends and technologies, and implementing them effectively. With a talent for building online communities, Ms. Hartley has launched several websites from concept to operation, managing interactions with online communities and curating content. Her expertise also extends to data journalism, social media and mobile multimedia.
Ms. Hartley has worked for several top organizations including Google, Cognizant, and Democracy Club, where she served as a non-executive director. She has also co-founded several businesses such as Dim Sum Digital Ltd and Publish.org.
Ms. Hartley’s passion and dedication to community building has earned her a reputation as a trusted speaker and commentator at conferences both in the UK and overseas. She is skilled in training, event organizing, networking, and speaker management. Before joining Google, Ms. Hartley worked as Managing Director at Talk About Local, Community Strategist at Guardian Media Group, and Head of online editorial at MEN Media.