About Us

We are

From a small, two-person team, Samba has grown into a full-service agency that specializes in providing bolt-on marketing support to small companies as they build their internal teams. The Samba team comprises dozens of highly trained individuals with a passion for telling a good story and a commitment to do good, as demonstrated by the quality of their work in the office and their outreach and service in the community.

The Samba Team

science degrees
PhDs and counting
live in Colorado
pets and kids

The Founders

Samba Scientific was founded by two recovering research scientists with decades of deep marketing experience impacting the growth of various life science companies. In 2018, they combined their superpowers to expand marketing services to the broader life science industry and make a global impact on the human condition.


Jason Amsbaugh, MBA

Founder & CEO

Originally trained as a bench scientist, Jason has nearly 20 years of industry experience in pharma, research tools, and diagnostic companies, where he worked in R&D, sales, and marketing leadership positions. Jason holds a BS in Biochemistry from Colorado State University and an MBA from the University of Colorado, Boulder.


Jared Snider, PhD

Founder & COO

Skilled in graphic design, digital marketing, and multimedia production, Jared also holds a PhD in Microbiology & Immunology from Louisiana State University and completed post-doctoral research in radiation oncology at UNC-Chapel Hill before managing digital marketing programs in proteomics, cell biology, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.