Sam has experience as an entrepreneur, Fortune 100 executive, team builder, change agent, innovator, strategist and successful deal maker. He has been at the center of some of the most disruptive changes in technology at companies such as Netscape, E-LOAN and Microsoft. Over the course of his career, he has raised more than $75 million in funding, overseen multiple acquisitions, and played a pivotal role in two IPO events. He has also served as a decorated officer in the U.S. Navy. Sam studied electrical engineering at Cornell, earned his MBA from Harvard and started his professional career at McKinsey & Company.