Sama Carlos Samame

“I’ve always said that startups are from Mars and enterprises from Venus, they just speak different languages.”

Sama Carlos Samame started his career at IBM Peru and Groupon. In 2013, he moved to the USA to get a master’s degree in Science in Creativity and worked on different innovation bootcamps with companies such as Coca-Cola, Microsoft, and BlueCross-BlueShield, among many others. He worked as AWS Connections EMEA Lead at Amazon, founded 2 startups that didn’t see the light and an innovation agency Lava Innovation that has gone on to unlock creativity in people across different sectors including Telcos, Banks, Consumer Goods, Tourism, etc. Most of his time is now spent helping startups scale, as well as being the co-founder of Salsa Ventures and BoxyHQ, where he also serves as the COO. Sama loves to travel, he’s an adventurer and a dreamer.