Author - Samuel Castor
Samuel Castor is a compassionate, aggressive bridge builder and mountain mover, who has spent decades in the technology sector and government as an executive and attorney. He has negotiated billions of dollars of intellectual and infrastructure transactions and shifted legislative and regulatory landscapes. He has resolved hundreds of millions of dollars of litigation and business conflicts and views conflict as an opportunity to collaborate and find solutions.
His professional path includes time in all branches of federal including time under President Bush and President Obama. As an author and speaker (including in his TEDxTalk), he emphasizes how critical the elements of compassion, candor, and collaboration are to our future.
After growing up in Mesa, Arizona, then Provo, Utah, Sam attended BYU and graduated in Communications. He met his gorgeous wife when they were both serving as Especially for Youth counselors. He attended Catholic Law School of America in Washington D.C., with an emphasis in Telecommunications, and graduated Cum Laude. They have five heavenly and gifted children. After leaving Switch in 2022, Sam now focuses on his new law firm - Lex Tecnica - an effort to change the law firm model and build Zion. It pays the attorneys 70% of what ever they bill, and offers fractional general counseling services for businesses. He enjoys writing, music, and building communities.
Sam has been a seminary teacher, institute teacher, and presented at countless conferences, and firesides. He is an enthusiastic supporter of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, supports President Nelson as the modern day prophet, seer, and revelator, and believes the Kingdom of God is rich, diverse, and full of valuable disagreement that can be harnessed into creative collaboration, connection, and joy in Christ. Sam loves testifying of how to find a personal restoration and awakening in Christ, the Lord of Lords, and King of Kings - the Redeemer of Zion.
Sam is always willing to speak about Christ and building Zion. Please contact him through this website if you'd like him to speak or present at a fireside, gathering, or event.