• Samson Williams

    Chief Dreamer & Believer

  • Dream|Imagine|Plan|Implement|Succeed

    (If you fail, start over. Don't give up.)

    Samson is a senior emergency & finance strategist specializing in operations & technology, healthcare and financial services crisis management. As a globally recognized expert on technology and crisis communications, I strive to develop compelling content and deliver a message through distinct, actionable, and measurable campaigns. Previously, I worked with Fannie Mae, as part of the emergency management team assembled to help pull the nation out of the housing crisis. Ultimately, spending the last two years leading internal communications, workforce development and organizational resiliency for Fannie Mae’s Operations & Technology Division.

     

    Most recently, I join the team at the Space Channel, as their head of anthropology and co-host of The Space Economy Show, where we demystify the $400B dollar and growing ecosystem that is the financing, innovation and business of Space in low earth orbit, the Moon, Mars and beyond.

     

    Prior to joining the Space Channel, I served as the Principle Consultant for Axes and Eggs, a global technology advisory building relationships beyond tech in Dubai, Riyadh and throughout the Middle East North Africa region. There I oversaw education, messaging, communications strategy and media planning for finance, fintech and government agencies throughout the Middle East. Executing events and relationships with government agencies from the United Arab Emirates, Kingdoms of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, Mauritius and India.

     

    My passion and super power is helping smart and amazing people be more smart and amazing.

     

  • Demystifying Blockchain & The Space Economy

    The Space Economy Show

    Your destination for the business of Space, exclusively on Space Channel.

    How blockchain disrupts banks, while improving banking

    Washington, DC

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    Benchmarking Crowdfunding Regulations

    Athens, Greece

    Blockchain Explained

    Coinvention, Philadelphia, PA

    Mauritius Blockchain Conference

    Mauritius, Africa

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  • My Career Path

    Chief Dreamer & Believer

    Principle Consultant @ Axes and Eggs

    Think Tank & C- Suite Digital Advisor

    2016 - Present

    Columbia University of New York City

    Adjunct Professor

    March 2019 - Present

    AI, Blockchain, Fintech and Emerging Tech courses.

    University of New Hampshire School of Law

    Adjunct Professor 

    June 2018 - Present

    Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies & Law Program

    Crowdfunding Professional Association

    Board Member - Real Estate, Blockchain & Education

    October 2018 - Present

    DC Department of Health (DOH)

    Institutional Review Board for Public Health (IRBPH) Member 

    Aug 2012 – Present

    Country Patron for Ireland

    Irish Ambassador for Crowdfunding to EU

    June 2017 - September 2018

     

    A funny story on how a Black Mexican from Texas came to represent Ireland in the European Union, for crowdfunding, sourcing and innovation.I even got a fancy appointment letter.

    Fannie Mae

    Emergency Manager / Baby Chief of Staff, O&T Executive Office 

    March 2008 – May 2016

    Emergency Management and Leadership for a tiny, mortgage / finance company with ~$3.2T in assets under management.  

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