GO Advisors provides tailored advisory services that translate geopolitical risk, dynamic policy and regulatory changes into actionable strategies that drive real-time business objectives and long term growth plans.
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Ms. Vinograd began her career as the Deputy U.S. Treasury Attaché to Iraq under President Bush, and she subsequently served on President Obama’s National Security Council as the Director for Iraq, Director for International Economics, and Senior Advisor to the National Security Advisor.
Ms. Vinograd joined Goldman Sachs in 2013 where her work focused on building public-private sector partnerships across a broad range of policy and business issues. She subsequently led Global Public Policy at Stripe and is now a CNN National Security Analyst and a Senior Advisor at the Biden Institute. She was recently named a Newsweek “Woman of the Future.”
Ms. Vinograd is deeply engaged in social impact work and serves as an advisor to the US Fund for UNICEF, World of Children, and the Concordia Summit. She regularly works with students and was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Public Policy Institute. She was named a David E. Rockefeller Fellow at the Trilateral Commission and a Millennium Fellow at the Atlantic Council.
Ms. Vinograd has published and been featured in several media outlets, including the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, Newsweek, USA Today, Harper’s Bazaar, Politico, Marie Claire, and Fox News. She is fluent in French and proficient in Arabic and Hebrew.
Samantha received her B.A. in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and her M.A. in Security Studies from Georgetown University.