Sam Kingsland of Granite Ventures brings extensive experience working with emerging growth companies to the team. Over Sam’s eighteen-year career in the venture industry, he has worked with more than 70 venture-backed companies and on more than 115 financings.
During his career, he has worked with early-stage companies in the wireless, semiconductor, software, internet and consumer markets. Sam lead Granite’s investments in DigitalThink (acquired by Convergys), NetBoost (acquired by Intel), Nexabit Networks (acquired by Lucent), Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) and SnapTrack (acquired by Qualcomm). He currently serves on the Boards of Directors for Agilence, Fulcrum Microsystems, Grid2Home and Venturi Wireless. Sam holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College.