Sam Ferguson is a culinary innovation and marketing manager at Ninja, overseeing and leading the culinary product development of heated cooking appliances. After 10 fulfilling years in the restaurant industry, Sam was ready to step out of the grind of kitchen life and into something less stressful but equally rewarding. Enter Ninja! As a leader on the product development team, Sam strives to create high-quality, innovative, and truly useful cooking tools for home chefs around the world. Sam lives in Boston with his wife, Lily, and his beagle, Waylon.