Sam Fratoni, Chair
Sam is an active investor in several startups and has been a member of Maine Angles since April 2013. He helped lead the prior Maine Angles leadership team through a strategic planning exercise and was elected Chair in October of 2015. Sam is a technical advisor for GoodLux Technologies, a portfolio company.
Sam is a business executive with over 30 years of global, technical corporate leadership, focused on helping organizations apply technology to real customer needs to produce results for the company and employees. He led business units, international regions and global business functions for Hewlett Packard Company and as Corporate Vice President for IDEXX Laboratories. Sam is a PhD chemist by training with many years of instrument, diagnostics, and systems development experience.
Sam is very involved in leadership, education, and entrepreneurial development activities based on the application of large corporation best practices scaled and aligned with small company needs and resources. He is a board member and mentor for the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development. He is currently Envision Maine Board Chair and remains a member of the Breakwater School Board of Trustees after serving as board president for five years.