Sarah BillerExecutive Director at Vantage Ventures
Sarah Biller is the Executive Director of Vantage Ventures, an effort to build and invest in scalable, capital efficient companies in Appalachia. She is the co-Founder of the FinTech Sandbox, a Boston-based not for profit providing entrepreneurs access to high quality data sets, and Capital Market Exchange, a venture capital-backed predictive analytics platform for institutional bond investors. She designed the curriculum at Brandeis University and taught in the first program in the U.S to confer a Master of Science in FinTech degree.
Sarah was most recently the Chief Operating Officer for Innovation Head at State Street Bank’s Global Exchange division and Head of its Innovation Ventures. She was named by Innovate Finance in 2018 as one of the Top 150 global women leaders in FinTech and to Lattice80’s list of Top 100 Women in FinTech in the UK and Hong Kong in 2019.
She sits on the board of multiple FinTech start-ups and bank boards, the Mass Fintech Hub and has also held roles at Fidelity Investments; worked on MCI’s corporate venture team; and launched and led research divisions for Fortune 500 CFO’s and treasurers at the Corporate Executive Board. Sarah has an undergraduate degree in Finance from West Virginia University.