Dave Sampson

Vice President
Cyber Risk & Strategy

Dave Sampson is the Vice President of Cyber Risk & Strategy at Thrive. He leads Thrive’s Consulting Practice, where he and his team of experts collaborate with clients to deliver strategic guidance on topics including Cybersecurity, IT Operations, Cloud, Microsoft 365, Regulatory Compliance, Disaster Recovery, and more. 

Dave has held various influential positions in the industry throughout his extensive career. He served as a Senior Consulting Technical Solution Manager at IBM, held the roles of Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer in the compliant cloud services sector, founded and served as CEO of Cloud Provider USA, and held the position of Chief Technology Officer at a northeast regional data center and managed services firm. 

Dave holds an MBA from Northeastern University, a BS in Communication and Media Studies from Emerson College, and has achieved a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification. He serves on various non-profit boards and is a former elected official in his hometown of Sandwich, MA.