Sam has overall responsibility for CIC and identifying, evaluating, structuring and managing Comcast’s venture capital investments. He also advises the management of CIC portfolio companies and Comcast on strategic and operational issues, developments in the broadband, media, and entertainment landscape, and works to foster partnerships between the broadband industry and entrepreneurial enterprises. Sam has extensive experience working with high-growth technology companies, having served on the Boards of Directors of numerous companies from seed to post-IPO stage. Sam also serves as EVP of Strategy & Development of Comcast Interactive Media, Comcast’s Internet division. Prior to joining Comcast in 1999, Sam was a Partner at a venture capital firm focusing on high-growth technology companies. Previously, Sam was a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group where he assisted technology enterprises in resolving strategic, financial and operational business issues. Prior to that, Sam managed software development projects for various clients. Sam holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, graduating as a Palmer Scholar, and received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering & Applied Science. Sam serves as a Director or Board Observer on the Boards of Directors of Intellon and Softbank Capital.