Sarah Glova

Director of Growth & Communications


Dr. Sarah Glova is Director of Growth & Communications for RIoT, an IoT-focused economic development nonprofit group. Sarah works directly with the corporate sponsors, government officials, economic development stakeholders, researchers, and startups, supporting the development of an IoT-ready ecosystem and directing related smart city projects. She hosts RIoT's first podcast, RIoT Underground.

Sarah is also the founder of the award-winning digital media firm Reify Media. She started the company in 2012, grew it to over half a million in revenue after only three years, and continues to be the sole owner with a team of 50+ contractors and clients across the country. 

Sarah has a PhD in Instructional Technology from NC State, and she’s a published author who’s spoken internationally about IoT, entrepreneurship, smart cities, women in business, and diversity and inclusion.