As you climb, Lift!”Sterling Smith

Sterling Smith is a founding member at two startups based in Austin, TX; and SandBox Commerce. He recently served as Google’s, Code 2040 Entrepreneur in Residence. Sterling spends much of his free time mentoring startup founders and occasionally contributing to open source projects.

Sterling has been featured in notable publications such as Techcrunch, Gimlet Media, CNN, Practical Ecommerce, AmericanInno and The Pitch Podcast. Prior to founding Sandbox Commerce, Sterling bootstrapped a software development agency (, and served as a software engineer at Walmart, Lockheed Martin and Booz Allen Hamilton. He currently resides in Austin, Texas.