Sam has spent his career managing teams and companies at the cutting edge of the video games industry. He is currently the CEO of Funtactix – a world-leading publisher of mobile and social games for major box office films. Sam has led Funtactix to create a new market for free-to-play games based on movies, and has elevated emerging game platforms like Facebook into mature storytelling mediums that expand major film and book franchises like Mission:Impossible and The Hunger Games.
Before joining Funtactix, Sam managed an industry-leading game platform team (DirectX) at Microsoft. He began his career at LucasArts (a division of LucasFilm) – creating the first video games to incorporate movie-based assets.