Sam is the CEO and co-founder of NorseCorp. With CTO Tommy Stiansen, Sam co-founded Norse with the mission of transforming and disrupting the traditionally reactive IT security industry. Since its founding in 2010, Sam has managed corporate strategy, operations, and multi-million dollar investment financings while leading the company through the development and launch of its flagship IPViking live cyber intelligence service and the nGate secure payment processing gateway.

Sam is an IT industry veteran and innovator. He previously worked as senior manager at Accenture, where he led the multi-million dollar SAP business and software change initiatives for Fortune 100 clients such as Kraft Foods, Caterpillar, and BMW North America where he was directly responsible for improving their bottom line through innovative technologies. A St. Louis native, Sam holds a B.S with a double major in Accounting and Management Information Systems from St. Louis University.