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"Sam is a highly creative thinker who has a top-notch ability to blend technology and business thinking. He is one of the first people I’d turn to if I had a challenging business problem that required a technical solution."

-- John Budd, Former Chief Strategy Officer for Sonic Drive-In and current Chief Operating Officer for the State of Oklahoma

"Sam is one of the most versatile and talented people I have ever worked with. He is so much more than a ‘tech guy’. His ability to formulate, develop and create a vision and strategy for digital storytelling is extraordinary. He is definitely one of the ‘good guys’ and I feel fortunate to count him as a friend."

-- Todd Smith, CMO of Cafe Rio, Former President of Sonic Drive-In

"Sam: you are more than a product owner; you’re a pragmatic product imagineer. You have the vision to think of features great and small, the hard-decision making ability to retain the best features and discard the rest, and the ability to keep the balance between creativity and profitability."

-- Saleem Siddiqui, software craftsman and coach at ThoughtWorks

"Sam's aptitude for creating new ideas and learning quickly makes him an asset in the collaboration process. I have known him since 2012 when we worked together at an interactive boutique and I consider him to be a versatile, positive, hardworking and trustworthy team member."

-- Trista Yard, Designer at HUGE

"Sam is a great leader and innovation driver! I feel blessed to know and work with him."

-- Krishna Caldas, founder of Bkper.com and former Senior Developer at Thoughtworks, Brazil. 

"Sam is a great storyteller! His experience and passion set him up to deliver a first class product."

-- Terry Storch, co-founder of YouVersion

"Sam brings creativity, passion and drive to everything he takes on, and his positivity, collaboration and commitment makes him an invaluable leader and team player."

-- Carly Bonora, Public Relations Account Manager, Duo PR

 

"Sam has a tremendous understanding of transmedia storytelling and its value in conveying a message. I'm excited to see him apply his vision to building software."

-- Geoff Wood, Founder of Gravitate DSM

"Sam is one of the best collaborators, product managers, and project managers I've worked with. He can wear multiple hats while remaining focused on moving the business forward."

-- Guy Harding, Founder of Verisage