Sam is a recent graduate of Northwestern University, where he studied Computer Science as well as Political Science. Originally from Chicago, he comes to Cleveland as a fellow with the Venture for America program.
In the past, Sam has worked with The Atlantic Council, a think tank in Washington DC, helping resident fellows with publications and events. He spent time working in Northwestern's Sonic Lab, as part of their NASA Inertia project. Additionally, Sam assisted assisted Dr. Richard Joseph with research for a book project, through the Farrell Fellowship program. He spends free time backpacking, painting, and following Chicago Bulls basketball.