Founder and CEO
Sam has spent his career leading teams and companies at the cutting-edge of the video game industry. He is the visionary behind Level Ex’s acclaimed medical video games that are played by 500,000 medical professionals. Before Level Ex, he was the CEO of the leading independent game publisher in Hollywood, releasing games based on popular films, including The Hunger Games and Mission: Impossible. Sam also led the DirectX graphics team at Microsoft, where he accepted a Technical Emmy on behalf of his team for pushing the visual realism of video games across the industry. His career began at LucasArts, creating Star Wars games for PlayStation and Xbox. Sam serves on numerous industry advisory boards and is a sought-after, international speaker, covering the intersection of video games and medicine.