Head of Entrepreneurship, Stripe
Sarah Heck is head of entrepreneurship for Stripe, enabling entrepreneurs globally to start and grow internet businesses, and an advisor to the Obama Foundation. Previously, Heck was director for global engagement on the National Security Council, leading global entrepreneurship policy and youth demographics, among other roles. She also held several positions at the US Department of State focusing on public diplomacy, countering violent extremism, entrepreneurship, and technology in diplomacy. Before that, Heck worked at Kissinger McLarty Associates and was Paraguay country director for Amigos de las Americas. She’s a Truman National Security Project Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations term member, and board member of Young Professionals in Foreign Policy.