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Sarah Kauss

Founder & Chairwoman of S’well

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 Sarah Kauss Biography

Sarah Kauss is the Founder and Chairwoman of S’well. She is a consumer products leader with a track record in launching companies, building multi-million dollar successful brands, and assembling high-performance senior leadership teams. She is a successful global entrepreneur, product design expert and has deep experience in partnering with multinational corporations to become more sustainable and meet environmental goals.

Sarah held the position of CEO of S’well for ten years: bootstrapping with $30k of her savings to reach over $100M in revenue. During this time, Sarah created a new category and well-loved brand, helping to make sustainability more mainstream. An early advocate of the importance of ESG, Environmental, Social and Governance, in business, Sarah integrated values and impact within S’well from the start. Today, S'well is a Certified B Corp with a wide range of products that has helped displace more than 4 billion single-use plastic bottles.

Prior to S’well, Sarah was an international real estate developer with a publicly-traded real estate equity investment trust where she spent six years with increasing responsibility leading large international collaborations and partnerships. Sarah started her career in public accounting with EY (formerly Ernst & Young), as a Certified Public Accountant, working in both tax consulting and the auditing function. She provided professional services to public and privately held companies in the technology, consumer products and media sectors.

Sarah regularly shares her lessons learned and most important entrepreneurial moments with the press, including Inc., Fortune, Forbes, Bloomberg, NPR and more. She has been recognized as a Fortune’s “40 Under 40” honoree, EY Entrepreneurial Winning Woman and awarded the Harvard Business School Club of New York's Entrepreneurship Award. Under Sarah’s leadership, S’well was named #1 Fastest-Growing, women-led company by the Women Presidents’ Organization, was honored with the Brand Design award by Inc. magazine and placement on the Inc. 500 List (top 100) of fastest-growing, privately-held companies.

Sarah sits on the UNICEF USA New York Regional Board, is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Harvard Business School and a mentor in the Fortune-State Department Global Mentoring Program. Sarah is a member of the 2018 Class of Henry Crown Fellows and a member of the 2020 Class of Braddock Scholars within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute. She earned a BS in accounting from the University of Colorado, Boulder and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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    S’well’s Journey Tell us about your entrepreneurial journey? Did you always want to be an entrepreneur, or was it more “right time, right place”? How did you come up with the idea for S'well? What has been your greatest learning along the way? S’well Evolution of Change What makes S'well so unique? How do you continue to innovate? What’s next for S’well? S’well’s Commitment to Sustainability What is S’well’s mission? How do you bring it and S'well's purpose to life? When did sustainability become important to the brand? What advice do you have for brands that are looking to build more sustainability and purpose into their business? Leadership How do you support others in their entrepreneurship/career journey? What advice do you have for aspiring entrepreneurs? COVID How has COVID impacted your ideas about business? Leadership?

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Sarah Kauss

Founder & Chairwoman of S’well

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Sarah Kauss Biography

Sarah Kauss is the Founder and Chairwoman of S’well. She is a consumer products leader with a track record in launching companies, building multi-million dollar successful brands, and assembling high-performance senior leadership teams. She is a successful global entrepreneur, product design expert and has deep experience in partnering with multinational corporations to become more sustainable and meet environmental goals.

Sarah held the position of CEO of S’well for ten years: bootstrapping with $30k of her savings to reach over $100M in revenue. During this time, Sarah created a new category and well-loved brand, helping to make sustainability more mainstream. An early advocate of the importance of ESG, Environmental, Social and Governance, in business, Sarah integrated values and impact within S’well from the start. Today, S'well is a Certified B Corp with a wide range of products that has helped displace more than 4 billion single-use plastic bottles.

Prior to S’well, Sarah was an international real estate developer with a publicly-traded real estate equity investment trust where she spent six years with increasing responsibility leading large international collaborations and partnerships. Sarah started her career in public accounting with EY (formerly Ernst & Young), as a Certified Public Accountant, working in both tax consulting and the auditing function. She provided professional services to public and privately held companies in the technology, consumer products and media sectors.

Sarah regularly shares her lessons learned and most important entrepreneurial moments with the press, including Inc., Fortune, Forbes, Bloomberg, NPR and more. She has been recognized as a Fortune’s “40 Under 40” honoree, EY Entrepreneurial Winning Woman and awarded the Harvard Business School Club of New York's Entrepreneurship Award. Under Sarah’s leadership, S’well was named #1 Fastest-Growing, women-led company by the Women Presidents’ Organization, was honored with the Brand Design award by Inc. magazine and placement on the Inc. 500 List (top 100) of fastest-growing, privately-held companies.

Sarah sits on the UNICEF USA New York Regional Board, is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Harvard Business School and a mentor in the Fortune-State Department Global Mentoring Program. Sarah is a member of the 2018 Class of Henry Crown Fellows and a member of the 2020 Class of Braddock Scholars within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute. She earned a BS in accounting from the University of Colorado, Boulder and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Sarah Kauss Videos

  • Let's Talk: Sarah Kauss - YouTube
    Mar 1, 2021 ... We are excited to share our talk with @sarahmkauss founder of @swellbottle about being a female CEO, leading a business through a ...
  • Sarah Kauss: Starting Up and Going Global - YouTube
    A conversation with Sarah Kauss, Founder and CEO, S'Well.
  • S'well's Sarah Kauss Gives Advice on Starting a Million-Dollar ...
    Sep 16, 2017 ... Sarah Kauss had an idea to revamp the water bottle. She started S'well in 2010, and grew the business into a $100 million brand.Get...

Sarah Kauss Speaking Topics

  • Moderated Q&A FAQs

    S’well’s Journey Tell us about your entrepreneurial journey? Did you always want to be an entrepreneur, or was it more “right time, right place”? How did you come up with the idea for S'well? What has been your greatest learning along the way? S’well Evolution of Change What makes S'well so unique? How do you continue to innovate? What’s next for S’well? S’well’s Commitment to Sustainability What is S’well’s mission? How do you bring it and S'well's purpose to life? When did sustainability become important to the brand? What advice do you have for brands that are looking to build more sustainability and purpose into their business? Leadership How do you support others in their entrepreneurship/career journey? What advice do you have for aspiring entrepreneurs? COVID How has COVID impacted your ideas about business? Leadership?

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  • How to book Sarah Kauss?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Sarah Kauss for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Sarah Kauss, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Sarah Kauss or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Sarah Kauss?

    Booking fees for Sarah Kauss, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sarah Kauss, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Sarah Kauss?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sarah Kauss for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sarah Kauss for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Sarah Kauss or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sarah Kauss or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Sarah Kauss is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Moderated Q&A FAQs. The estimated speaking fee range to book Sarah Kauss for your event is available upon request. Sarah Kauss generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Gisel Ruiz, Fran Hauser, Amelia Rose Earhart, Randi Zuckerberg and Jenn Lim. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sarah Kauss for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Sarah Kauss Speaker Videos

  • Let's Talk: Sarah Kauss - YouTube
    Mar 1, 2021 ... We are excited to share our talk with @sarahmkauss founder of @swellbottle about being a female CEO, leading a business through a ...
    Sarah Kauss: Starting Up and Going Global - YouTube
    A conversation with Sarah Kauss, Founder and CEO, S'Well.
  • S'well's Sarah Kauss Gives Advice on Starting a Million-Dollar ...
    Sep 16, 2017 ... Sarah Kauss had an idea to revamp the water bottle. She started S'well in 2010, and grew the business into a $100 million brand.Get social ...
    S'well CEO Sarah Krauss On How Journaling Made Her A Better ...
    Aug 30, 2017 ... S'well CEO Sarah Krauss says journaling high's and low's over a five-year period positively ... Sarah Kauss: Starting Up and Going Global.

Sarah Kauss Speaking Topics

  • Moderated Q&A FAQs

    S’well’s Journey Tell us about your entrepreneurial journey? Did you always want to be an entrepreneur, or was it more “right time, right place”? How did you come up with the idea for S'well? What has been your greatest learning along the way? S’well Evolution of Change What makes S'well so unique? How do you continue to innovate? What’s next for S’well? S’well’s Commitment to Sustainability What is S’well’s mission? How do you bring it and S'well's purpose to life? When did sustainability become important to the brand? What advice do you have for brands that are looking to build more sustainability and purpose into their business? Leadership How do you support others in their entrepreneurship/career journey? What advice do you have for aspiring entrepreneurs? COVID How has COVID impacted your ideas about business? Leadership?

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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