Hi, I'm Sam. As CSO at Cantina, my job is to create strategic alliances with Cantina’s clients and partners, while also managing Cantina's sales operations and strategy. For over 22 years, I’ve worked with software and technology companies as a revenue generator, account manager, and digital strategist. My passion is helping businesses grow through innovation; something Cantina does quite often. My career has allowed me to cross paths with Fortune 500 companies and emerging startups. A few examples include Aetna, LabCorp, Bose, Elsevier, Pearson, The New England Patriots, LEGO, Cannondale, ABInBev, Oppenheimer Funds, SyncThink, and Toast.
I’m also actively involved in the tech and marketing communities as a speaker at events like Macworld | iWorld, CMJ Marathon and Canadian Music Week’s Digital Media Summit. I write about trends in emerging tech for the health and IoT industry through Cantina’s blog.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
Other Fun Facts
As a longtime bandleader, musician and songwriter, I have had the great honor of sharing the stage with artists such as Crosby, Stills & Nash, ZZ Top, and The Yardbirds. Producing and playing music has always been a passion of mine. I am also a certified Audio Engineer from Boston University College of Communications.
Revolutionizing Pharma Growth: A Patient-Centered Innovation Strategy
The pharmaceutical industry is facing headwinds to growth. But, there’s one approach that can drive innovation both inside the organization and in the market.
Design Thinking: What’s Sales Got to Do with It?
Design thinking isn’t someone else’s job. It’s closer to your day job than you likely know.
AWE 2021: The Pulse of the Metaverse
There’s a gold rush underway to build new businesses or solve age-old business problems in new ways by leveraging the Metaverse, a space that may seem as strange to us as a website seemed to some 30 years ago. The Metaverse is not just a weird, sci-fi fantasy anymore. Advancements in technology are now making the once impossible, possible.
Interviews with people at SXSW uncovers new perspectives and definitions of the word.
How Emerging Tech Will Make Our Lives Better
A recap of some of the key takeaways and central themes emerging in connected health from a gathering of industry leaders at the Broad Institute.
Insights From The MIT Enterprise Forum: Connected Things 2017
Accelerating the adoption and impact of IoT for people.