Sarah Schwab is Founder & CEO at The Experience Accelerator, an education technology company that uses the latest cognitive research and digital technologies to help business leaders and working professionals learn new behaviours faster and more effectively. Merging thoughtful content, deliberate practice and AI/VR technologies combined with a global network of virtual coaches, Sarah is passionate about delivering a radical new way of accelerating our performance at work.
Thought partner to business leaders throughout EMEA, Sarah is effective in a wide range of senior leadership contexts - from C suite dialogues in Zurich, Scenario planning workshops in Frankfurt to Government Directors training in Dubai. She is known for developing leaders who manage operations in fast growing, culturally diverse, and complex markets. Sarah’s prior roles include Partner at Heidrick & Struggles’ (H&S) Leadership Development; Executive Director at Thunderbird School of Global Management where she led a significant expansion of Thunderbird’s operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Managing Director at the Corporate Executive Board, now Gartner, where she ran their EMEA Finance and Strategy Division including the CFO Thought Leaders network.
She received a BSc (Hons) from Aston University, Birmingham, and an International MBA with distinction from Thunderbird School of Global Management. A British national, Sarah now shares her time between Switzerland and the GCC.