Ep. 261 – COO, President and Board Member of Poppulo, Samantha Bufton

Mar 14, 2023

Our guest today is COO, President, and Board Member of Poppulo, Samantha Bufton.

Samantha has successfully driven transformational growth for organizations of all sizes for almost 20 years. Prior to joining Poppulo in 2022, Samantha served as EVP/ General Manager of Momentive-AI’s (formerly known as SurveyMonkey) survey business. She joined Momentive as a product leader in 2013 to architect its Enterprise offering. Previously, she spent 15 years in product management roles at Facebook, Intuit, FanSnap, and Yahoo, where she built and led teams that created innovative consumer and enterprise products. She also worked on the Corporate Development team at Autodesk, driving M&A integration and strategy initiatives.

She has a B.Sc. Computer Science from the University of Hertfordshire and an M.B.A. from the University of Oxford.

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

  • Samantha’s path, starting with her move to the Bay Area in 1998 as the technology explosion was just beginning.
  • Some of the critical mistakes companies make when integrating or merging with a company.
  • How the onboarding process for remote employees has changed.
  • The importance of communicating uncertainty and being agile to your employees.



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Written By Cameron Herold

Written By Cameron Herold

Cameron Herold is known around the world as THE CEO WHISPERER. He is the mastermind behind hundreds of companies’ exponential growth. Cameron’s built a dynamic consultancy: his current clients include a “Big 4” wireless carrier and a monarchy. What do his clients say they like most about him? He isn’t a theory guy—they like that Cameron speaks only from experience. He earned his reputation as the CEO Whisperer by guiding his clients to double their profit and double their revenue in just three years or less. Cameron is a top-rated international speaker and has been paid to speak in 26 countries. He is also the top-rated lecturer at EO/MIT’s Entrepreneurial Masters Program and a powerful and effective speaker at Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer leadership events around the world.

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