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Sam Lessin

Partner, Slow Ventures

Sam is currently an intern at The Information. He was formerly a vice president of product management at Facebook from 2010 to 2014, where he managed the People, Places, and Things product group and the Identity product group. Prior to joining Facebook Sam founded drop.io, a file-sharing platform that was acquired by Facebook in 2010. Before drop.io Sam was an associate at Bain and Company. In his spare time Sam enjoys skiing and kite-surfing. He is also an active angel investor. He is married to Jessica Lessin, founder of The Information. Sam’s private company investments: Birchbox, Learnvest, Nation Builder, Hello, Swell.io, SpotCouncil, Betable, Makespace, Opencoin, Proteus, Carma, NYBX, Marvx, ZenPayroll, ZipZap, Shiftcars, Bannerman, Flynn, Picnick Health


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