S'Well Founder Sarah Kauss Q&A


Feb. 9, 2021, 12pm to 1pm

Office/Remote Location

Sarah Kauss headshot


This is a Medallion Sponsored Speaker Event *

The Troesh Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation is excited to announce that Sarah Kauss, the founder of S'Well bottles, will be doing a live Q&A session with students. Once you register for this event, you will receive access to the center's Canvas page where you will be able to watch our interview with Sarah and submit your questions that you would like to ask. Please submit your questions by Tuesday, February 2, 2021.

Zoom link to be provided prior to event.


Sarah Kauss is the Founder and Chairwoman of S’well. She is a consumer products leader with a track record in launching companies, building multi-million dollar successful brands, and assembling high-performance senior leadership teams. She is a successful global entrepreneur, product design expert and has deep experience in partnering with multinational corporations to become more sustainable and meet environmental goals.

Sarah held the position of CEO of S’well for ten years: bootstrapping with $30k of her savings to reach over $100M in revenue. During this time, Sarah created a new category and well-loved brand, helping to make sustainability more mainstream. An early advocate of the importance ofESG, Environmental, Social and Governance, in business, Sarah integrated values and impact within S’well from the start. Today, S'well is a Certified B Corp with a wide range of products that has helped displace more than 4 billion single-use plastic bottles.

Sarah sits on the UNICEF USA New York Regional Board, is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Harvard Business School and a mentor in the Fortune-State Department Global Mentoring Program. Sarah is a member of the 2018 Class of Henry Crown Fellows and a member of the 2020 Class of Braddock Scholars within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute. She earned a BS in accounting from the University of Colorado, Boulder and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Admission Information

This event is free.

Please create an account through Startup Tree to RSVP and check out our other events this semester.

The Zoom link will be provided at least a week prior to the event date, after you have RSVP'd through Startup Tree.

Contact Information

External Sponsor

Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation