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Sam Heather – Chief Operating Officer

Sam Co-Founded pingWHEN, a personal safety app which raised USD $120,000, selected as part of TechStars 2015. He is an independent developer with apps used over 23,000,000 times, also holding internships at Google and Morgan Stanley. He is a board member of York University Industrial Advisory Board and has been a guest lecturer with The British Council.

Most recently, Sam was  a Technology Associate at Morgan Stanely with a number of recent projects include working in Institutional Securities Technology in Securities Reference Data. He has worked on a number of high-profile data-distribution, regulatory and user-facing platforms. As part of these, having a hands-on role with recruiting; having run more than 50 graduate and lateral hire interviews, and organised numerous on-campus events for graduate recruiting. He has also won a number of rewards including the TalkTalk Digital Heroes Award, Tech4Good award runner-up.

Sam graduated with scholarship from the University of York obtaining a First Class Degree in Computer Science.