Sam Adams


Sam Adams serves as chief executive of dot.LA. A former financial journalist for Bloomberg and Reuters, Adams moved to the business side of media as a strategy consultant at Activate, helping legacy companies develop new digital strategies. Adams holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College and an MBA from the University of Southern California. A Santa Monica native, he can most often be found at Bay Cities deli with a Godmother sub or at McCabe’s with a 12-string guitar. His favorite colors are Dodger blue and Lakers gold.

My Sessions

Welcome / Introduction

Welcome and introductory remarks from Sam Adams, dot.LA CEO.


Keynote with PlayVS, presented by IDA Ireland

Will Fortnite, Rocket League, and SMITE become the next football, soccer, and volleyball? The hottest new high school sports are digital, and PlayVS has raised over $100m to organize esports leagues in school districts across the country. Join PlayVS CEO Delane Parnell in a keynote conversation with dot.LA CEO Sam Adams to discuss the present […]