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Sam Cassatt

Chief Strategy Officer, ConsenSys

Sam’s experience spans from consulting to technology entrepreneurship. His clients have included some of the world’s largest organizations in government and industry, where he has consulted on consumer analytics, computer vision, and machine learning. He has also led entrepreneurial technology organizations at the forefront of consumer mobile technology.

He focused on the intersection of technological and biological computation at Johns Hopkins University, conducting graduate work and research in Cognitive Sciences. His research into human visual and language processing eventually led him to co-found Sensorstar Labs, a research and development company focused on computer vision, robotics, and biosensing. In consumer technology, he acted as CTO of Atmospheir, a mobile identity company.

Now, as CSO at ConsenSys, he defines strategy regarding business models in the emerging blockchain economy. Additionally, Sam brings expertise in Venture Capital, software development methodology, enterprise architecture, and growth strategy to ventures within ConsenSys.

Sam has volunteered time in South Africa with Engineers Without Borders, building water pumps that require no electricity and educating local communities on their construction. He has served on the board of The Philosophical Society of Washington and the Baltimore Green Currency Association, an organization that issues and promotes local currency.