Technology Integrator Top Talent Under 40: Sarah J. Harrington, Savant
In a brief survey, we asked our Technology Integrator Top Talent Under 40 honoree to answer a few questions about themselves and about the industry. To see the full list of winners, click here.
Part 1: Profile Questions
Name: Sarah J. Harrington
Title and company: Corporate Marketing, Savant
A brief description of your role there: I manage all Communications, Advertising, and Public Relations, Social Media, Events and Tradeshows, Integrator Marketing Support, etc.
Years in industry: 6+
Where you grew up: Sandwich, MA
Where you live now: Hyannis, MA
College: Suffolk University
Accomplishments and why those are important to you or your company: My role at Savant requires that I maintain oversite on many initiatives simultaneously, all while maintaining overall efficiency. Much of what I do is directly connected to the visibility of the Savant brand, and it is rewarding to be a part of bringing innovative products to market.
Industry awards: Top Talent Under 40!
Part 2: Fun Questions
What I like best about my job: The event planning side. I love the entire process from start to finish. And seeing an event come to fruition after all the hard work that goes into it is always so gratifying. Plus, I am a total foodie so I love being able to pick awesome menus for all of our events!
Favorite pastime/hobby: Cooking
Favorite movie: Finding Nemo
Favorite new tech: Not necessarily new, but I love the SleepFan app for when I travel.
If you could be anyplace else right now, where would it be and what would you be doing?: Sitting on a vineyard in Tuscany on a warm, sunny day, listening to live music, drinking a glass of red wine, and eating crusty bread and a big bowl of pasta.
Part 3: More Serious Questions
What do you think is the major problem with the industry today, and what needs to be done to fix it?
Actually, I see almost nothing but opportunities ahead. The biggest challenge is keeping up with the pace of advances in the tech sector, but that is also what makes our market so much fun.