Sam is the founder and CEO of Level EX – a technology company that is unleashing the latest visual effects from the gaming and entertainment industry into the field of medicine, creating a-first-of-its-kind virtual surgery mobile technology that helps physicians master critical surgical skills. Prior to Level EX, Sam was the CEO of the leading independent game publisher in Hollywood, which was acquired by Playtech (PTEC) in 2016. Under his leadership, the company created award-winning mobile games for millions of players based on popular films, including The Hunger Games and Mission: Impossible. Earlier in his career, Sam managed the DirectX game technology team at Microsoft and accepted a Technical Emmy for their contribution to the state of the art in interactive entertainment. Sam established his roots at LucasArts working on cutting-edge games for Star Wars films. With Level EX, Sam has united a team of world-renowned game designers, software engineers, and 3D animators to work side-by-side with expert surgeons and top digital health executives.