Sam has enjoyed a career as an entrepreneur/CEO, silicon valley venture capitalist and technology executive.
Sam is co-founder and CEO of Securaseal Innovations LLC, a hardware and services technology company building connected products for the home market.
Prior to Securaseal, Sam was a General Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures and managing director of Internet Capital Group where he led the west coast and Asian operations and served as a member of ICG's senior management team and acquisition committee.
Before that Sam spent 12 years at Microsoft where he was a corporate officer and Vice President, Worldwide Enterprise Sales. Sam's primary focus was leading the SMB and Channel efforts for Microsoft, worldwide. During his time, he led building the Microsoft Certified, Microsoft Open License, Microsoft TechNet and Microsoft Premier Support brands. Working directly for Steve Ballmer, he served as general manager of Worldwide Business Strategy and led Microsoft.com during its early growth years. He also was executive sponsor for Microsoft's accessibility program to make Microsoft products better designed for for all users.
Sam serves on the board of trustees for his alma mater, Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH.