Founder & CEO at [L]earned Media
Marketing and Advertising | Greater New York City Area, US
Sam is currently the Founder & CEO at [L]earned Media (creators of Wendr) & CMO at RetailMLS.
Sam formerly lead marketing & business development at Ogilvy & Mather’s industry leading entertainment marketing arm, OgilvyEntertainment. Along with his responsibilities managing external corporate communications and new business development, Sam helped to execute campaigns for clients including American Express, Kodak, T.J. Maxx and UPS.
Prior to joining Ogilvy, Sam managed business and brand development for a leading social media agency, Big Fuel, where he worked to develop campaigns for clients such as Colgate-Palmolive, Fisher-Price, McDonald’s, Yahoo!, KFC and Budweiser, among others.
Sam’s prior experience also includes NBC Universal, Warner Bros. Records, MTV Networks and Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners.
Until recently, Sam was the youngest member of the 4A’s Branded Content Committee and the UJA Federation-NY Young Entertainment Executive Committee. Sam is a leader of the Northeastern University New York City Alumni Chapter, where he graduated with a degree in communications and a concentration in media studies. Sam serves as Founder and Chair of the Birthright Israel Alumni Council of New York and has played host to several YJP Media events throughout Manhattan.