Rodney Sampson is a company builder (with two exits), venture investor, selective advisor, four time published author and experienced authority of the evolution of the innovation, entrepreneurship and investment ecosystem for all.
He currently serves as Chairman & CEO at Opportunity Hub, an inclusive ecosystem building platform. From October 2015 - December 2017, Sampson served as a Partner at TechSquare Labs. TechSquare Labs is a technology hub, seed fund and corporate innovation lab located in the heart of Midtown Atlanta near Georgia Tech co-founded with Dr. Paul Judge and Allen Nance. To date, TechSquare Labs’ portfolio companies have raised more than $250 million in venture funding, are valued at more than $1 billion, created more than 750 high demand jobs and generate over $75 million in revenue. Sampson remains an investor. Sampson previously served as the 1st Head of Diversity at Mark Burnett Productions, executive producers of the hit ABC show, ABC’s Sharktank. In 2010, Sampson was consecrated as a bishop in the International Bishops Conference of The Old Holy Catholic Church. He resides in Atlanta, GA with his wife and children.