Sam joined Scale in 2016 and focuses on the firm’s investment in SaaS, vertical software, robotics, and other frontier technology. He was named to Business Insider’s list of Rising Stars in Venture Capital, and has contributed to the firm’s investments in Dusty Robotics, Locus Robotics, Socure, CyberGRX, OM1, Proxy and PerimeterX.
Prior to joining Scale, Sam was a Growth Manager at Tilt.com (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.