Sarah Austin started covering digital issues for Forbes’ San Francisco office in 2010. Her column originally appeared on the front page of Forbes.com as well as on her startup Blog, Pop17.com.
Previously, Ms. Austin covered breaking news about the Web’s major players and Internet policy issues and also wrote feature articles on technology for Forbes. She has also hosted online video for the Forbes Video Network that originally appeared on the front page of Forbes.com.
She presently hosts two major startup and brand conferences, PRWeek and Advertising Week, with brands including Pepsi, The Home Depot, General Electric and many other leading players in the Silicon Valley and Madison Avenue industries. The business gathering is considered one of the leading conferences focused on the convergence of brands and startups.
Previously, Ms. Austin worked as a reporter at Gawker media and quickly graduated to become West Coast Editor. She also stars in a Bravo TV reality series, “Startups: Silicon Valley,” co-produced by Randi Zuckerberg.
She is a graduate of Dominican University with a degree in Business Strategy.