During his 19 years as an educator, Sam dedicated himself to teaching and learning and to the benefits of technology in transforming education. As a member of the faculty at Duke University, he developed resources for Project CALC, a program which included a technology-based discovery lab component with introductory calculus. In 1997, he joined the founding faculty of Cary Academy, an independent school in North Carolina. Capitalizing on the school’s mission which focused on discovery, innovation, and collaboration, Sam continued to explore how technology could enable more authentic experiences for students studying mathematics and computer science. Later as Instructional Technology Director, he led the school as it moved to a 1:1 Tablet PC environment. In that role he worked with faculty to leverage the technology to transform the teaching and learning. In addition to his work at Cary Academy, he also served as a consultant to public school teachers implementing technology in mathematics instruction. As Worldwide Education Segment Executive with Lenovo, Sam continues to dedicate himself to improving learning outcomes by the effective use of technology. While working to ensure that Lenovo creates the best hardware solutions for education, Sam also develops professional development and support resources for teachers and administrators. Sam received a BS in Mathematics and MAT from Duke University.