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Sam Kass

Sam Kass serves on the Board of Directors of CommenSe. Mr. Kass is also a Senior Food Analyst at NBC News and is a serial food entrepreneur. He was formerly the Executive Director of the First Lady’s “Let’s Move!” campaign and was Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition and Chef at the White House. Mr. Kass is the first person in the history of the White House to have a position in the Executive Office of the President and in the Residence itself. Mr. Kass was one of the First Lady’s longest-serving advisors, having previously served as Senior Policy Advisor for Healthy Food Initiatives. Mr. Kass helped the First Lady create the first major vegetable garden at the White House since Eleanor Roosevelt’s victory garden. In 2011, Fast Company named Kass to their list of 100 Most Creative People, and in 2012, Kass helped create the American Chef Corps, which is dedicated to promoting diplomacy through culinary initiatives.