Sam has broad product and engineering experience with an emphasis on data, analytics, infrastructure and security. After college, he founded a firefighting operations software company based off experience as a firefighter. Prior to joining Shield AI, Sam worked on the product and business development team at Palantir, where he led different products and projects and helped increase the size of business in some areas by over an order of magnitude. He has several patents issued, mostly focusing on data modeling and security analytics. He earned a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University.