Walid Samaha is head of Business Development at HartBeat Ventures focused on marketing, investor relations, and strategic partnerships. Mr. Samaha currently serves as Principal to both the Foundation Group, a marketing and public relations firm, and Persimmon Hospitality Group, a New England focused food and beverage investment firm. Mr. Samaha is also currently a Partner and Chief Marketing Officer at MyBodyKitchen.com, a manufacturer of natural supplements. Prior to these activities, Samaha started his career at Bank of America and Santander Bank. In his free time, Samaha focuses on spending time with his three children and wife. He enjoys playing and watching basketball and is an avid car enthusiast.