Sam Walker at CXC Las Vegas


Sam Walker’s love for sports made him one of the nation’s top sports writers and gives him a unique voice at the Wall Street Journal. As the Journal’s deputy editor for enterprise Sam brings his discerning eye for what differentiates winners from losers to the paper’s page one in-depth features focusing on the increasingly competitive arena of global business and politics. Sam’s latest book is "The Captain Class: The Hidden Force That Creates the World's Greatest Teams”. Sam is a two-time Fantasy Baseball champion and in his first bestselling book, Fantasyland, he tells his account of applying this expertise as he attempts to win America’s top fantasy baseball competition. Sam is a University of Michigan alum currently living in New York City with his wife and two children. Founded by Al Rosario, BlockVentures S.A. de C.V. presents the CXC Experiential Technology Conference, a celebration of innovation for those who love to ponder what’s next. The 2018 CXC Las Vegas event was held at Mandalay Bay Convention Center during the Official Las Vegas Blockchain Week, August 13-15. Get updates on upcoming events at . Find out more about BlockVentures S.A. de C.V., a Blockchain technology company based in Guadalajara, Mexico and XBV, its coin supported by an array of technology products, projects, and underlying tangible assets at

Award-winning sports writer and editor, author of The Captain Class

  • Local: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US East: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US West: $35,001 - $55,000*
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An expert at untangling the metrics of what makes teams great, Sam Walker helps leaders thrive by sharing the key traits the best captains share. A former reporter, columnist, and sports editor, Walker also founded the Wall Street Journal’s award-winning daily sports section and acted as the deputy editor for enterprise, the unit that oversees the paper’s page-one features and investigative journalism projects.
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