|University of Oregon, M.B.A||2008|
|University of California at Berkley, M.S.E.E||1999|
|Brown University at Providence, RI., B.S.E.E||1998|
Sam Blackman is CEO and co-founder of Elemental Technologies, Inc., a Portland-based startup company.
Blackman brings extensive management experience and video processing expertise to the Elemental. As leader of Elemental, he has grown Elemental into the leading provider of massively parallel video processing solutions, building innovative products used by leading video content providers.
Prior to co-founding Elemental in 2006, Sam specified and architected next-generation products as an IC design manager for Pixelworks. Prior to joining Pixelworks in 2000, Sam held engineering positions at Silicon Graphics and Intel Corporation. Due to a growing reputation for deep industry knowledge, Sam has been tapped for presentations and contributions to leading trade and news organizations.