Sarah Angel-Johnson is Chief Information Officer (CIO) and VP of Business and Technology Solutions at Save the Children, overseeing business-technology integrated strategy and solutions, IT operations, customer service, policy and planning, and Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance in addition to building operations.
Sarah has 20+ years of proven results in being a business and technology change agent at scale, starting with coding IBM’s first e-commerce website to standing up IBM’s first diversity councils and employee affinity groups in the 1990s to digitizing the $860 million Girl Scout Cookie Program for 2.1 million girls and adults. The launch of “Digital Cookie” garnered 4 billion media impressions with Sarah quoted in the NY Times, Forbes, and more, as well as recognitions that included a place in Fast Company’s Top 10 Most Innovative Nonprofits. Following Girl Scouts, she joined Year Up as CIO to empower young adults to reach their potential through careers and higher education and was recognized as InspireCIO of the Year for human-centered design and data-driven outcomes. Sarah is passionate about making the world a better place and was honored with a U.S. Congressional Award for her work with underserved youth. Believing that every child deserves a future, she took the next step in this journey and joined Save the Children as CIO where she is making a difference in over 100 million children’s lives per year in over 100 countries.