Fellow:Sam Warach

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Sam Warach is a Stanford University Innovation Fellow (d.school) and Founder of NextStep HealthTech, a mission-driven technology company created to improve personal and public health. Sam co-facilitated the Silicon Valley Meetup at Stanford + Google HQ in 2019 and delivered a talk titled, Take the NextStep. You can read about the 2019 Meetup here!

Sam holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New Hampshire (UNH). Sam earned a dual major degree in Finance and International Affairs with an extracurricular focus on technology, innovation, and design.

Sam has enjoyed supporting people with personal and professional development individually and collectively through mentorship and coaching programs and through the nextstep.health platform. He is currently working on projects for social innovation using his leadership, business, design, creative problem solving, community development, and technology acumen he's acquired through work and school experiences.

As a mission-driven technology entrepreneur, Sam has designed and led development of different software platforms to support social causes and is a member of the US National Innovation Network through a grant partnership in the U.S. National Science Foundation I-Corps program. As a New Hampshire native, Sam is an avid outdoorsman, he enjoys traveling and heading to the coast for a surf when he can find the time.

Sam's had passion for entrepreneurship and innovation from a young age and during his sophomore year at UNH, Sam cofounded the UNH Entrepreneurship Club, a student organization centered around the cultivation of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship in the university and local communities. Learn more at samwarach.com

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