“Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.” – Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO

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New York

“Fail often so you can succeed sooner.” – Tom Kelley, Ideo partner

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Hong Kong

“Turn a perceived risk into an asset. – Aaron Patzer, Mint founder

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“The secret to successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world.“ – Marc Benioff, Salesforce CEO

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Empowering the future

We live in a transformative time, where technology enables us to surpass prior achievements and transcend barriers of class, race and culture. I have made my life’s work dedicated to the further growth and development of technology, to create sustainable business models that ultimately enhance the quality of our lives.


Global Network

Plugged in to an extensive global network spanning America, Europe and Asia

Competitive Analysis

Executing growth/monetization strategy by analyzing the competitive landscape

Startup Advisory

Focused and practical advice on how to lead and scale a bootstrapped startup

Mentoring and Investing

Selective mentoring relationships available to founders/founding teams

Outsourcing Strategy

Quickly attain scale by selectively outsourcing some areas of a startup and retaining others


Examples of startup and advisory work from around the world


I’ve lived and worked around the Globe and I travel extensively to work, teach, write and play! I’m a self-confessed tech-geek and more recently a contemporary art-lover.

  • Cloud Computing (SaaS) 95%
  • Technology Strategy 90%
  • Entrepreneurship ad Startups 90%
  • Analytics and Machine Learning 85%
  • Writing and Speaking Engagements 95%
Sam Sena

Sam Sena

Global Technology Manager

Diligent is a Deloitte Fast 100 Cloud Services Company that supports over 100k Senior Executives who serve on the Boards of some of the largest companies in the world. I am responsible for leading the Global Corporate IT function.