Think First Serve, Inc.A specialist in consumer insight and product development with more than 20 years of international experience, and a qualified facilitator and trainer of Creative Problem Solving. She is a former vice president in international direct-to-consumer publishing business, and has extensive experience in leading organizational change and transforming business performance. Samantha is also an author and speaker on innovation and the impact of CPS-based consumer insight on marketing, product and service development. She is a SamanSpecialist in the design and application of non-traditional research approaches that enable organizations to create competitive edge
Founder and Creative Director
Paper EpiphaniesVictoria Venturi is the Founder and Creative Director of Paper Epiphanies, a paper and lifestyle brand that empowers women. In just 4 short years, Victoria has grown Paper Epiphanies from an idea to a global brand. Paper Epiphanies is a two-time Louie Award winner and can be found in over 800 stores globally. Prior to launching Paper Epiphanies, Victoria was a marketing and publicity executive for over a decade – launching successful campaigns for agencies, television networks and big brands including FOX®, American Idol, GLEE, Disney®, Nickelodeon®, Warner Bros.®, Hilton Hotels and more. Before entering the corporate world, Victoria tried her hand at
stand-up comedy. Much of that comedic writing now lives within the walls (and cards) of Paper Epiphanies. Victoria resides in Portland, Oregon with her husband, their 10 month-old daughter and a corgi named Twinkie.