Sam Weatherford is a Partner at Weatherford Capital. Sam has 15+ years of direct private equity investment experience, having led the execution of over 40 direct investments. Prior to, Weatherford Capital, Sam was a founding member of Schulze Global Investments, a private investment firm focused on the world’s most dynamic frontier markets – acquired by Cerberus Capital Management in 2018. In addition to being an avid world traveler, his investment career has led him to live in China and Ethiopia, developing a high level of proficiency in Chinese.
Sam serves on multiple boards, including CloudFactory, 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.
A graduate of Fordham University, Sam is married to Salime; they reside in Dallas, Texas, with their three children.