Sam Hields

Senior Investment Associate



Artificial Intelligence
Data Infrastructure
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Carl Sagan

Sam strengthens the investment team in London and is deal sourcing in Great Britain and Ireland. Prior to joining OpenOcean, Sam held roles in software development for JPMorgan working on projects within treasury services and cybersecurity, managed operational expansion at Uber and was part of the team that launched and grew cities across the UK, and was the Director of Customer Experience for Community Fibre which built the largest FTTP broadband network in London and raised over £90m. Sam graduated from Newcastle University with a degree in Computer Science and his dissertation was on the visualisation of privacy with a specific focus on the Android OS.

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Announcing LoopMe exit: celebrating the next chapter of a real Ad-Venture

In 2014, together with HV Capital, OpenOcean led the Series-A funding round for an early stage mobile advertising technology company from London called LoopMe. Almost 8 years on, LoopMe has grown to a very profitable business with almost 100 million USD in revenue.