For More and Better Developments

Sam’s Current Activities


  • Entrepreneurship Assistance:  Continuing to generate a demonstration prototype, targeting and meeting with potential investors and purchasers, then later structuring the start-up forming an appropriate entity once the path to meet the founder’s goals are clear.. 

  • Political: Based on actions started in 2018 organizing and running phone banks focusing on flipping the Senate, holding the House, reducing Gerrymandering, and fighting voter suppression. Investigating texting at the phone banks. When a good candidate is nominated, will work to elect a president other than the current president. Am on the Swing Left East Bay's steering committee. 

  • Engineers Without Borders: For the 2019 annual national EWB-USA conference, generated and then ran an Innovation Workshop. It gave an abbreviated experience of innovating technology to address community-identified problems. Based on participant feedback, have been asked to run Innovation Workshops at the 2020 and 2021 annual conferences. Also working on other possible EWB innovation related programs.

Services Offered and History

For decades, Sam Burd has successfully engineered new products, started & assisted others in starting entrepreneurial ventures, organized political campaigns, and supported community improvement projects. For many of these projects, he initiated, recruited, and/or led the project to successful conclusion.

The keys to projects Sam works on now usually rely on a mixture of Sam’s interests. To make it easier to see the specifics of his background, this web site is broken into three sections; Business, Community, and Technology.

Contact Sam Burd

                  1-(510) 339-8409