Sam Weatherford is a Founder of Weatherford Capital, a family-owned growth equity firm. Prior to Weatherford, he was a founding member of Schulze Global Investments, a private equity firm focused on some of the world's most dynamic emerging markets (i.e., China, Brazil, Ethiopia, Georgia, Mongolia, and North Korea).
Sam serves on multiple boards including Cloud Factory, a global leader in tech-enabled managed workforce solutions for companies operating and developing artificial intelligence and machine learning tools. Additionally, Sam is a founding member of the Peterson Institute for International Economics’ Global Future Council, the leading economic and financial affairs think tank in North America.
Sam is the founder of The Embassy, a Beijing-based ministry within Beijing International Christian Fellowship (BICF), and UrbanChapel, a church plant located in Beijing's Central Business District (CBD).
A graduate of Fordham University, Sam is married to Salime; they reside in Dallas, Texas with their three children.