AlleyWatch, the largest organization focused on NYC Tech, celebrates the work of the individuals that serve as a catalyst for innovation within the NYC Tech ecosystem.
MEET THE 2019 NYC TECH INFLUENCERS
The future of work is changing rapidly and leading this charge is Sarah Sheehan, Cofounder and Chief Experience Officer of Bravely, a coaching platform designed specifically to address the complex issues that arise at the workplace Sheehan is a veteran in the HR space, starting her career at Coach and SiriusXM. A graduate of Virginia Tech, the startup bug hit Sheehan in 2010, initially joining the Gilt Groupe in an HR rolee A conversation with past NYC Tech Influencer honoree Kevin Ryan led her to leave HR and lead a new initiative called Gilt City. Sheehan scaled the operation, building a 65 person sales team that produced $60M in revenue.
In 2017, Sheehan linked up with former Gilt colleague Toby Hervey to launch Bravely, after the two recognized a need for workplaces to address the ever-changing dynamic as organizations scale across borders, geographies while being mindful of diversity and organizational dynamic. Today, under Sheehan's leadership, Bravely has raised $3M and is backed by Primary Venture Partners, Trail Mix Ventures, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, and Correlation Ventures. Bravely's platform is being used at some of the world's fastest-growing organizations including Intersection, Venture for America, Evernote, Zillow Group, and Homepolish. In the startup community, we all understand the importance of building the right team, Sheehan's work ensures that we are able to drive purpose for teams and create a work environment that allows people to thrive.