Global Conference 2017
Samantha is the managing partner and chief investment officer of Margate Capital, an equity long/short alternative asset manager she founded in 2016. Samantha's investing expertise focuses on companies in the media, technology, telecom, and consumer industries. Prior to founding Margate, Samantha was a partner and media/consumer sector head at Paulson & Co. Inc., where she generated and managed event-driven equity investments across media and consumer sectors. Prior to Paulson, Samantha worked in the Special Situations Group of Goldman Sachs, one of Goldman Sachs' largest proprietary investing businesses. Samantha has been named to the Hedge Fund Journal's "50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds" and was named as "2016 Hedge Fund Rising Star" by Institutional Investor. She currently serves as co-vice chair of the UJA-Federation of New York's Investment Management Division. Samantha received her M.B.A. from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, and graduated summa cum laude from the Wharton School with a B.S. in economics.