Building A Real-Time Knowledge Engine

We are a growing team of dreamers and builders, united in our goal to make sense of the world’s most valuable real time data source—social media. Everyday, our users are able to better understand the world around them, making smarter business decisions, keeping people safe, and telling stories that matter.

James Neufeld

James Neufeld

Founder & CEO

Sean Solbak

Sean Solbak

Chief Technical Office

Ashlyn Bernier

Ashlyn Bernier

Chief Operations Officer

Trevon Romanuik

Trevon Romanuik

Senior Software Developer

Jordan Ching

Jordan Ching

Web Developer

Almar Sheikh

Almar Sheikh

Director of Growth

Louise Tierney

Louise Tierney

Director of Data

Adam St. Arnaud

Adam St. Arnaud

Data Scientist

Jayce LaChance

Jayce LaChance

User Experience Designer

Our Board of Directors

Our Executive Team consists of industry veterans and powerful business minds alike. Together they form the solid foundation on which we are able to operate and grow.

James Neufeld

James Neufeld

Founder & CEO

Bruce Johnson

Bruce Johnson

Executive Chairman

Jim Kennedy

Jim Kennedy

SVP Strategy at AP

Mark Little

Mark Little

Journalist & Entrepreneur

Dr Osmar Zaiane

Dr. Osmar Zaiane

Scientific Director, Alberta
Machine Intelligence Institute

Our Footprint

SAM was founded in Edmonton in 2013. Today we power more newsrooms than any other curation platform and we are in Edmonton and London.

Edmonton
London
Agence France-Presse
Press Association
The New York Times
Toronto Star

"SAM helps the Toronto put the reader at the scene of major news and empowers reporters and communities to lead conversations on key issues."

BBC News
Associated Press
Reuters

Our Investors

Building a strong company for the long haul requires a strong extended team. We have that.

VA Angels Accelerated Fund Associated Press Canadian Film Centre

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