Sam isn’t just a typical education consultant or educator; he is a disruptor and innovator in global K-12 education. He holds two master’s degrees in education and technology and currently pursuing a doctorate in Instructional Technology and Media at Columbia University. His research includes using game mechanics and dynamics to increase learner engagement and motivation.
Sam is also an entrepreneur and he has worked with various global education and technology companies from multiple countries. Sam enjoys using human-centered design to design learning experiences that are highly immersive and experiential. His teachings include Digital Marketing, Game Design, Hospitality & Entertainment Management, Finance & Investment, and Introduction to Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship for middle to high school students. Most recently, he was the architect of the Institute for Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship at Miss Porter’s School — an all-girls boarding high school in Connecticut, US — that became the signature program for the school.
He currently is working to launch an app that connects students and parents with mentors, educators, educational consultants, and schools based on interest and profile. This includes many educational and career-related events online and around the world. (more info: MeetSpecs)
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CEO, Ahn Instructional Design & Technology
Ed.D. candidate, Instructional Technology & Media, Columbia University
Ed.M Instructional Technology & Media, Columbia University
M.A. Computing in Education, Columbia University
B.A. Economics, UCLA