At Scout, Sam is focused on leading the SaaS portfolio at the seed, pre-seed, and incubation stages. He also helps with technical diligence and portfolio company support. Sam is an early stage software company builder, advisor, and investor. He's built everything from computer vision micro services for a cloud robotics startup to the systematic signal library for a large quant portfolio at Point72. Most notably, he was the technical co-founder of Dutchie, an industry-leading online ordering provider for cannabis dispensaries in the US and Canada. Sam is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point where he studied Operations Research and applied statistics. Out of West Point, Sam was a National Science Foundation graduate fellow at Northwestern University where he obtained an MS in Industrial Engineering. He was also an Army Military Intel officer and spent several years at CYBERCOMMAND. Although his homebase is NYC, you can find Sam in the trenches with his companies.
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