Sam is a media consultant in tech and film media. Her current role is CEO of Kaha Software Ltd and Fuzzy Duckling Media Ltd where she is responsible for investment, business planning, distribution partnerships, softwaredevelopment, product and customer acquisition teams, production financing and content development in the US and New Zealand. Before this, Sam was CEO & CMO of SW & Partners, US/NZ, where her role was to shape and promote immersive content eco-systems, subscription-driven entertainment co's and those innovating in entertainment, children's content, health, ed & ad technologies. Previous to this role, she was CMO for film streaming service, Tribeca Shortlist, a joint venture between Tribeca Enterprises and Lionsgate Studios, after launching DigiSync – an e-pub educational solutions software for kids and students.
Sam has over fifteen years’ experience in building and licensing start-up brands and turning them into household names for global media corporations such as Viacom, MTV Networks, National Geographic Film & Television, Content Media, and four times Oscar® winning animation studio, Aardman Animations. She has also been a strategic consultant for numerous kids’ indie production companies as well as digital strategy advisor for world content market producer, Reed Midem. She is very interested in good leadership and ideas for good; up and down the chain. Sam completed her Berlin School MBA as the winner of our Women in Media Scholarship.