After spending four years as the Senior Industry Solutions Practice Manager for AT&T Mobility, Mr. Samples has returned to consulting where he continues to work on technology and strategy initiatives.
His background includes that of being a former Los Angeles Paramedic and holding a variety of sales, management, operations, and consulting positions in the communications industry. He has led teams or been intimately involved in specifying, deploying, and operating voice, data, and surveillance systems for public safety agencies, and has led field operations teams responsible for deploying cellular infrastructure across the U.S.
Mr. Samples is a Senior Member of APCO, and served on the APCO Broadband Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Master of Science in Technology Management from Pepperdine University.