Sarah Meister is the Founder of Artio Consulting, a crowdfunding and product marketing consulting company for entrepreneurs, mid-sized businesses, and large organizations. 

In addition to running her own company, Sarah recently joined industrial design firm Sprout Studios as the Director of Growth and Development after a longstanding friendship and collaboration with their founder and CEO, Jordan Nollman. Sarah first met Jordan when they worked together on the PAKT Bag campaign, which raised over $2 million on Indiegogo. 

As manager of hardware and design at Indiegogo, Sarah Meister worked with over 400 hardware, design, and technology companies from around the world to bring their ideas for innovative products to life. 

Before Indiegogo, Sarah was Head of Projects at Vann Alexandra, a creative agency for crowdfunding campaigns, where she worked on over 30 campaigns with a variety of different clients across film, technology, design, and publishing. 

Between Sarah's roles at Indiegogo and Vann Alexandra, she has helped raised more than $50 million through crowdfunding. 

She has also worked in post-production, live television, public relations, e-commerce, and marketing. She has also worked as a chef and chocolate maker. 

Sarah graduated from The University of Puget Sound with a bachelor's in History and a minor in Sociology, went to culinary school, and got her certificate in Pilates. She regularly speaks at industry events across all verticals and has mentored future entrepreneurs at Yale, Brown, Columbia, Protolabs, AlphaLab Gear, WE NYC, and more.