Sam Tarantino

Sam Tarantino is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Escape Media Group, Inc., the parent company of Grooveshark. An Economics major at the University of Florida and part-time lead musician, Sam uses his knowledge and background to manage and motivate his team to success, and to improve upon the existing business models of current digital media distribution services. He has done countless studies and research in the economic ramifications behind the disruptive technology of p2p networks. His mentors include professors in the Center of Entrepreneurship at UF as well as talented business minds in the Gainesville Technology Enterprise Center. [+]