Executive Director, Training Grounds
Samir was most recently the Chief Operating Officer of FITGMR, a startup offering wellness programs, coaching, life skill development and game training for young esports athletes. Prior to his work at FITGMR and Cloud9, Samir served as Chief Program Officer for Teach for America Bay Area, and prior to that, co-founded the nonprofit Mastery Design Collaborative (MDC) to support school systems in providing a personalized education for all students. Samir previously served as a manager at Deloitte Consulting LLP, advising and implementing change management initiatives for enterprise technology transformations and mergers and acquisitions. He earned his MBA from The University of California, Berkeley and has a dual undergraduate degree in chemical engineering and liberal arts from the University of Texas, Austin. He currently resides in Austin, TX with his two sons, Sanjay and Sai.