Sam Meldrum is an experienced technologist with a background in startups as well as large scale enterprises. He is passionate about using technology to empower others. Sam is currently an Industry Solutions Executive at Microsoft, consulting with large retailers to digitally transform their businesses. Prior to joining Microsoft he was the cofounder of PeachyLabs, a technology company that used computer vision and deep learning to recognize images. In this role he lead business strategy, fundraising and commercial activities. Sam holds a BA in English from the University of Delaware and an MBA from Duke University, The Fuqua School of Business.