Sam Englebardt is a media and technology investor and content producer who has created, acquired and/or financed a broad range of traditional and digital businesses and dozens of films and television shows over the past decade.
Englebardt recently joined Galaxy Investment Partners (formerly Novofam Management), the family office of Michael Novogratz, as a Managing Director in the private investments group, with a particular focus on blockchain and crypto currencies, mixed reality (VR/AR), artificial intelligence and other related technologies.
Englebardt’s role at Galaxy reflects his deep interest in the intersection of content and exponential technologies. He was an early investor in Eyefluence, a leading eye-tracking technology company that was recently sold to Google and he has been an advisor to several start-ups in the space, including VR company, The Void (where he served as Interim COO and CSO).
Prior to Galaxy, Englebardt was a partner and managing director at Lambert Media Group (LMG) from 2007 - 2016. He has been a prolific content producer throughout his career and spent three years running LMG portfolio company, Demarest Films. His recent live-action projects include the acclaimed John Le Carre projects, The Night Manager and A Most Wanted Man.
A licensed attorney in California, Englebardt earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School and studied philosophy, political science and economics at Oxford University and the University of Colorado at Boulder, from which he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.