Sam has been a tech entrepreneur for the past 15 years. After graduating from Yale University in 2006, Sam worked with Yale economists Ian Ayres and Dean Karlan to launch stickK, a company that applies the principles of behavioral economics to design corporate wellness programs for some of the country's top brands. In 2013, Sam launched a second technology company, Next Caller, as the first employee. Next Caller leverages machine learning to protect Fortune 500 banks from phone fraud. Sam's expertise in sales strategy and creative marketing helped to lead Next Caller from an early-stage start-up through acquisition to Pindrop, the global technology leader in identity, security, and trust for voice interactions, in 2021. Sam's work has been referenced in TIME Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Forbes, Business Insider, and The Economist. In the community, Sam is a member of the Salvation Army's Advisory Board where he delivered keynote speeches for charity events that raised over $1 million in 2016. He is also a member of the board for Marathon Kids, a non-profit that has transformed the lives of over 2.5 million children in the United States through school-based running programs.