Sara Crutchfield Clarke

Sara Clarke is senior vice president of corporate strategy, analysis, and collaboration at Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI). She leads analysis and strategic recommendations that have helped SNI sustain subscriber growth and exceed its performance targets. Her team applies technology-driven solutions to increase the flow of information and ideas throughout the organization. Sara designed and executes an annual Intern Group Project Program which generates innovative proposals aligned with SNI's growth objectives.

Previously, Sara worked for Accenture in the media and entertainment practice, formulating strategic recommendations for an array of clients. Early in her career, Sara developed sales and marketing experience at Showtime Networks, and worked at Capital Cities/ABC in Affiliate Relations. She received an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a bachelor's degree in Modern Culture and Media from Brown University.

Sara served as Director on the Board of the New York Chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) for which she chaired the award-winning Prime Access Executive Mentoring Program and launched the "Giving Back" initiative to engage WICT NY members in community service. She is a graduate of WICT's Betsy Magness Leadership Institute. She has been recognized by industry publication CableFAX: The Magazine among the Most Influential Minorities in Cable for several consecutive years.

As a volunteer Sara has mentored students at the Young Women's Leadership Schools throughout NYC since 2007, and has supported the women of Grace Institute since 2013. She served on the Board of Directors of Global Action Project, a non-profit educational organization for social justice youth media.