Jay Sampson

Jay Sampson

Adjunct Lecturer
  • Digital Media
  • Social media
  • Video game monetization

Jay Sampson joined The University of Arizona with a passion for teaching and as Lecturer within the iSchool,  sharing his knowledge of the history and development of the digital media industry.

A seasoned executive with nearly 25+ years of corporate experience, Jay has led global businesses at Microsoft Corporation,  Adobe, Inc, as well as notable technology start-ups like Magnite, and Machinima.

A graduate of the University of Arizona with a Bachelor’s degree in Media Arts, Jay returns to the University to share his experience and expertise in several capacities across both The School of Information and the College of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences

  • Lecturer on the history and innovations that define digital media at the iSchool since 2021
  • Business development and project management within the Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing within the Norton School of Family & Consumer Sciences
  • Former global executive at Microsoft Corporation and of Adobe, Inc