Sam Olmsted

Sam Olmsted

New Orleans Managing Director

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List of Expertise

  1. AI in Marketing
  2. Client Retention
  3. Team Productivity
  4. Creating Happy Employees
  5. Digital Marketing for Small Businesses
  6. Technical Writing

Speaker Bio

As the New Orleans Managing Director of Online Optimism, Sam has a proven track record in spearheading successful marketing campaigns, building business relationships, and enhancing team productivity. With prior roles in marketing giants like IPG Mediabrands and Momentum Worldwide, Sam has developed unique strategies for Fortune 500 companies and globally recognized brands. His diverse background, spanning marketing, real estate, software, and education, equips him with a comprehensive understanding of various industries.

Sam’s expertise extends beyond conventional marketing as he explores the intersection of technology and marketing. His thought-provoking discussions on leveraging AI in the workplace and its role in marketing efforts have enlightened audiences at workshops and marketing conferences.

Sam is a board member of the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute, the American Marketing Association (NOLA Chapter), and The Green Project; a Green Wave Innovation Network Mentor for Tulane University; and a New Orleans Chamber of Commerce Ambassador.

Sam’s academic background from Tulane University, combined with his Google Analytics and Hubspot Inbound Marketing certifications, solidify his position as a leading marketing expert. He is an innovator, a strategic thinker, and a charismatic speaker, eager to share his insights at your upcoming conference or event.


Thank you so very much for joining SMPS for our Making Big Moves Workshop! Thank you also for sharing your time and expertise with our group! I am grateful that we crossed paths and look forward to continuing to work with you!
Lorraine Lorio
Marketing Director, Trapolin-Peer Architects
On behalf of The Posse Foundation, I would like to extend a sincere thank you for participating in the Posse Winter Career Conference. The Scholars thoroughly enjoyed your session! It is because of dedicated partners like you that Posse Scholars are able to grow in their confidence as they take on professional experiences throughout their undergraduate experience and beyond. You are truly preparing the next generation of leaders in the workforce. We look forward to continuing to grow our partnership this year and beyond.
Justina Boyd
Career Program Specialist, The Posse Foundation
Thank you SO much for your visit to Rooted yesterday! We were so excited by the panel conversation and the student presentation / feedback sessions that followed. Students shared how much they enjoyed the experience, and how valuable the opportunity was -- thank you for creating that!
Talia Livneh
Director of Programs, Rooted School Foundation

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