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Samuel Phineas Upham Bio

Samuel Phineas Upham is an investor for a U.S. family office / hedge fund where has worked in global macro and illiquid investing. He works mostly in San Francisco and New York City. He previously worked for Morgan Stanley in the Media & Technology group. Samuel Phineas Upham is also a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Previously, before business school, Samuel Phineas Upham worked as a writer for United Press International in Washington. During his stint at UPI, Samuel Phineas Upham authored a nationally syndicated column. Prior to his role at UPI, Phin was a journalist for Toronto’s National Post.

For graduate school he went to Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. For college he went to Harvard University, where he studied philosophy under Robert Nozick.

Samuel Phineas Upham has served in numerous community service programs. While a high school student, he taught social studies at the East Harlem Tutorial Center; in college he helped expand awareness of Caribbean and South American cultures through an anthropological institute; and for the past five years he has been an active board member of the University of the Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology’s Young Friends.

Samuel Phineas Upham loves to climb mountains in New Hampshire and California.