Technology

Sam Johnston

Account Director

Before joining ICR, Sam worked with several smaller agencies including FiComm Partners and Derris, where he led the development of messaging, executive thought leadership platforms and media relations for clients across the financial services and technology spaces.

Prior to that, Sam spent more than five years with Hill + Knowlton Strategies (H+K) in New York, where he served as a Senior Account Supervisor within the company’s technology practice. During this time, Sam was a key member of many of the firm’s largest accounts including Deloitte, VMWare, Salesforce, Wipro, Polycom, Unisys and First Data. Sam also helped to lead the technology practice by bringing in new business and mentoring members of the group.

Before joining H+K, Sam spent more than four years with Edelman in New York, where he served as a senior account executive within the company’s technology practice. During this time, Sam was a key member of Samsung’s global hub program, coordinating PR activities across multiple global teams. Sam also provided support for a wide array of consumer and enterprise technology clients including CA, iRobot, Canon, Mashable 2K Play and the Internet Society.

Sam graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and a minor in criminal justice. In his free time he enjoys listening to and playing music and spending time with his newborn son. Sam is sitting in our NY office.