Sam Miri is an executive leader with over 20 years of experience in direct sales. Miri currently represents the NextInput Inc. team as Head of Sales.
Sam Miri is a results-driven executive energized by an entrepreneurial mindset. Hands-on in his approach to leadership, Miri has always emphasized the importance of operational excellence through teamwork. Across more than two decades in high level product management and executive leadership roles, he has adopted an approach that values inclusivity. Time and time again, Miri has realized that the productivity and profit potential of any project can be limitless when everyone’s contribution to the team is fully realized and appreciated. Input is the key to innovation — and teamwork is the vessel that brings the whole process to life.
In 1995, Sam Miri graduated from Santa Clara University. This pursuit earned Miri his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Computer Engineering and Mathematics. While enrolled in SCU’s College of Computer Science and Engineering, he found himself academically fulfilled by an environment that fully embraced cutting edge approaches. In many ways, Miri cites his collegiate experience as setting the foundation for the entrepreneurial drive he has maintained throughout his professional career.
Today, Santa Clara University Department of Computer Science and Engineering continues to foster an environment that embraces innovation. Sam Miri is proud to have attended SCU and he looks forward to potentially revisiting collaborating with the Computer Science department in the future as a proud alum and supporter of the school.
Recent Professional Experience
As of 2020, Sam Miri stands as Head of Sales at NextInput Inc. (acquired by Qorvo). Previously maintained roles include:
- Senior VP Global Sales & Business Development (Xicato Inc.)
- VP Business Development (eLichens Inc.)
- VP Business Development (NextInput Inc.)