Sam Adams

Co-Founder & CEO


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

The 2020 dot.LA Awards Show, Powered by Amazon Web Services

Laurel Canyon Virtual Meeting Room

Celebrating the year in startups and technology. Hosted by Kelly O’Grady, Chief Host and Correspondent at dot.LA. Live from Venice, CA.