Sam Schneider is Vice President, Chief Information Officer and manages EDB’s technology infrastructure and operational processes. Sam has over 35 years of experience in executive-level IT management, primarily within high-growth, rapidly changing environments. He joined EDB after five years as a consulting CIO for software companies and Software-as-a-Service providers. Prior to that, he was CIO of Everything Channel, a division of UBM, and Vice President, CIO at Equallogic, which was acquired by Dell. He spent two years as Vice President, CIO of MSPCA – Angell. Sam has also developed and implemented IT strategies for start-up companies, such as Achievement Technologies, where he was CIO and Chief Technology Officer, and I4 Commerce, which was acquired by eBay. Sam was Director of IT at two large, multi-national companies as well, holding the post at Cognex for nearly five years and Proteon for nearly four years. Sam received his BA from Tufts University and his MBA from Boston University.