Sam Baker

Sam Baker Principal

Sam joined Scale in early 2016 and focuses on opportunities in both business and infrastructure software, with particular interests in the next phase of workplace productivity tools, online marketplaces, cyber security, and frontier technologies. His efforts have contributed to the firm's investments in Locus Robotics, CyberGRX, OM1, Proxy and PerimeterX.

Prior to joining Scale, Sam was a Growth Manager at (acquired by Airbnb) where he was responsible for building out the company's user acquisition and retention programs. Beforehand, he worked for Box (NYSE: BOX) on the company's SMB Sales and Strategic Planning & Analysis teams, concentrating on business development and go-to-market initiatives. Sam began his career at Permal Capital Management (now Glouston Capital Partners), a Boston-based investment firm focused on private equity and venture capital secondaries.

Sam holds a B.A. from Brown University. He is a committed endurance athlete, completing thirteen marathons and qualifying for Boston on nine occasions.