Sarah Fay

Managing Dir
Glasswing Ventures

Sarah Fay has more than 20 years of experience in the marketing services industry, with a track record of leveraging technology to deliver groundbreaking new models for advertising and media. In her role as Managing Director at Glasswing Ventures, Sarah leads and evaluates investments in early stage AI-powered companies. Her prior investments include X+1, Namely, Mavrck, Mogul, Tick/r, Humon and TVision Insights. 
Sarah has served as Independent Director on the Boards of public and private technology and digital media companies such as J2 Global, Celtra, SocialFlow, The Street (Nasdaq:TST), Stella Rising (formerly Women’s Marketing Inc, acquired by Stephens Group), and [X+1] (acquired by Rocket Fuel). She served as CEO of Aegis Media North America, a media and digital marketing communications company, where she was also responsible for launching and growing a significant part of that business during her eleven-year tenure. Previously, Sarah served as President of Carat US, and Isobar US, where she was tasked with the integration of digital and traditional media services.
Sarah’s contributions to the broader community include serving on the Executive Board of the Ad Club of Boston, as Director on the Board of The Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange (MITX) and as Board Advisor to Advertiser Perceptions. She is a board advisor to clypd, Distroscale, AdDaptive Intelligence, Viral Gains, and Wonderlust . Sarah earned a BA in English from the University of Vermont and has received over 30 accolades and awards for her accomplishments such as “Media All Star” (AdWeek), “Top 100 Most Influential People in Media (Media Post) and “Fast 50” (Fast Company).

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