Sam T. Liss

Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships

Sam leads OTD efforts to develop strategic research collaborations in engineering and the physical sciences, while also helping commercialize technologies in robotics, computer science, medical devices and a range of other areas. Prior to Harvard, Sam served in a variety of business-facing roles at two venture capital-backed startups and was Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Dialogic Corporation, which was later acquired by Intel. He was also a management consultant at Booz, Allen & Hamilton, advising clients in the software, semiconductor and electronics sectors. Sam holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BS in electrical engineering from Syracuse University.