Sara Ahmed Holman
Value Creation Team
Sara Ahmed Holman supports business development initiatives that bridge talent, technology, and business communities. She is currently supporting the Innovation Endeavors-backed portfolio and strategic planning for our Value Creation Team in our Palo Alto office. Sara is focused on partnering with leading industry players in order to better understand their needs and give them access to the most most innovative solutions and outstanding talent.
Prior to joining Innovation Endeavors, Sara was Associate General Counsel at Lookout, a late stage cyber security company in the Bay Area. Before that she was Corporate Counsel for Weebly, an e-commerce and website building platform. Sara started her practice at the international law firm Bryan Cave, where she represented clients of all sizes, including large financial institutions as well as startups in the food, beverage, and retail spaces. Prior to entering law, Sara was a Coro Leadership Fellow where she worked on joint ventures between the private and public sectors, including consultancies in the fields of national security, financial services, and politics.
Sara holds a BA from Hampshire College, where she was a Non Satis Scire Scholar, and a JD from UCLA's School of Law. She is admitted to the California State Bar and is a member of California's Standing Food Law Committee. Sara often serves as a legal expert for news outlets and has authored pieces on laws affecting the global food system, including co-authoring amicus briefs for the Ninth Circuit.