Sam Smith-Eppsteiner

Investment Team

Sam is a member of the Investment Team, where she works with visionary early stage entrepreneurs to build and grow impactful companies.

Prior to joining Innovation Endeavors, Sam worked as a management consultant for Bain & Company in San Francisco, where she worked on strategy, cost assessment, and M&A for clients in the tech, retail, food, and private equity industries. While at Bain she was Office Head for the non-profit consulting group Inspire, Inc. where she worked with cleantech and education organizations in Nicaragua and Afghanistan. She was also a Product Manager at Kigali Farms, where she worked to increase farmer income and fight malnutrition in Rwanda.

Sam holds a B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa.