Samantha Papadakis

Bio

Samantha is a marketer by trade, adventurous food seeker and bourbon lover by choice. She currently works as a Strategist at Noise, a creative agency based in NYC, overseeing the relationship development and strategic direction of the work for Noise’s Unilever clients. She's also a Partner at Populist, a nonprofit strategic marketing group that applies the creative problem solving of the marketing world in service of social innovation. Prior to Noise, Samantha worked at Blue State Digital, the digital agency behind Barack Obama’s unprecedented presidential campaigns, developing multi-platform programs for political clients, nonprofits such as The Metropolitan Museum and NAACP, and corporations such as Ford Motor Company and The Green Bay Packers. Before joining the marketing and communications industry, Samantha started her career in finance as an analyst at Morgan Stanley, focused on business development strategy for the bank’s Private Wealth Management division. Samantha received a B.A. In Government and French from Harvard, where she was a member of the Varsity Swimming & Diving team. Since graduating and leaving behind the disciplined world of collegiate athletics, Samantha spends her free time eating her way through the ever-changing and always-delicious restaurants of NYC.