Sam is a strategic corporate communications professional with 12 years of experience in public relations, analyst relations, employee communications and executive communications – promoting Fortune 500 and startup companies. Previously, she was director of corporate communications for Symphony – a secure and compliant communications service to improve workplace productivity. Prior to that, she led corporate communications for Americas and APJ for OpenText (acquired Actuate). She also led internal and executive communications for HP Networking, a $2.5 billion business and Network Functions Virtualization business, a pan-HP initiative to provide solutions to communications service providers (CSPs). Prior to joining HP, Sam was with Lumina’s predecessor company, Gutenberg Communications for more than 2 years. She also worked for several years at the Hoffman Agency and began her career at Porter-Novelli.