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Sally Thornton

Sally Thornton

Founder and Chief Curator, Forshay
Education Module Interviewee
Clayman Institute Advisory Council

A recognized expert on the future of work, Sally founded Forshay in 2011 to connect the Bay Area’s most innovative and progressive companies with exceptional talent, on demand. Prior to founding Forshay, Sally co-founded Flexperience in 2006 which she led into a nationally acclaimed firm that the San Francisco Business Times listed as one of its 2010 “Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies.” Sally works with Stanford’s “Redesigning and Redefining Work” project to support efforts to restructure workplaces to more effectively align with the lives of today’s workforce while harnessing diverse talent for future success.  She is a keynote speaker and graduate school guest lecturer at Haas and Stanford on the topics related to the future of work. Sally is honored to be on the Advisory Council of Stanford’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research, which is the educational partner of LeanIn.org.