Sarah Schmalbach is the senior product manager for the Guardian U.S. Mobile Innovation Lab. With funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the lab's six-person multi-disciplinary team of developers, editors, reporters and a product manager is spending two years testing innovative news formats and sharing data and insights from experiments with the industry.
Sarah studied journalism at NYU before becoming a mobile product manager for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com where she helped build out their first mobile product team. Most recently, Sarah led digital product development at USA TODAY, overseeing launches of their Android app, mobile site and other experimental projects.