Sarah Tavel is a General Partner at Benchmark. Sarah invests in consumer businesses, consumerization of IT, and in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Sarah led Benchmark’s investment and currently sits on the boards of Chainalysis and Hipcamp.
Prior to Benchmark, Sarah was a Partner at Greylock Partners, where she led Greylock’s investment in two (unannounced) companies. Before Greylock, Sarah was the product lead for search, recommendations, machine vision, and pin quality at Pinterest. As one of the first 35 employees, her first order of business was to launch Pinterest internationally and close the Series C financing. Sarah then moved into product, becoming Pinterest’s founding PM for search and discovery, and launching Pinterest’s first search and recommendations features. She also led three acquisitions as she helped the company scale through a period of hyper-growth. Sarah graduated from Harvard College with a degree in Philosophy.