Sam Wade

Digital Media Solution Specialist Diversified

Sam has more than 30 years technical experience in IT Infrastructure, Digital Signage, Research and Development, Consulting, and Systems Engineering.  His background includes Executive Leadership, systems engineering, and general management with P&L experience within domestic/international technology organizations and consulting.  Sam has demonstrated leadership directing global IT operations, spearheading dramatic turnarounds, managing large-scale technology projects and forging strategic partnerships.  He has a strong ability to capitalize on market opportunities that drive revenues, profit and growth.

Sam’s 16-year tenure with CISCO included managing a wide variety of key accounts from media and entertainment, enterprise, financial, transportation and healthcare, as a Systems Engineering Director and Business Unit Lead.  Sam also served as a General Manager and Business Development Director for Cisco’s Digital Signage Product and Sports and Entertainment Product.

Sam holds CCNA, CCNP and CCDP certifications, as well as 14 different video telepresence certifications.

As a Principle of a consulting firm, Sam was accountable for technical and management oversight projects for the Tennessee Valley Authority and the First National Bank of Maryland.  With Diversified, Sam has worked on consulting engagements with the NY Metropolitan Transit Authority, KPMG, Major League Soccer(MLS), Miami Dolphins, Hendrick Motorsports, and other projects.

Sam previously served our country as an Officer in the US Army, within the Research and Development department of the Ballistic Missile Defense Systems Command (Star Wars).

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