Sarah Gerdes is an award-winning author of eight books that have been published in sixteen countries. Before she became an author, she was an internationally recognized expert in the field of creating alliances, and her successes have been featured publications such as Fortune Magazine, Inc., Entrepreneur and the Economist.
Her clients have ranged from the development groups of Ireland and Britain and across a dozen industries, from including such companies as Microsoft, IBM, HBO, FileNet, Amazon, and many others. Her much sought after expertise has led her to speak at over 100 business and entrepreneurial events around the world including Inc. Magazine’s Annual 500, Young Entrepreneur, the Chinese Software Association and many more.
She has been the recipient of many awards for starting and running her own business, as well as helping other entrepreneurs, businesses from start-ups to F500 increase revenue through partnerships. These include Young Entrepreneur of the year (regional), 40 Under 40 in Seattle, Women Entrepreneur of the Year.