How to be an Extraordinary, Life-Centered Mentor, with David Samuel

He Learned to Play It Safe And Didn't Get Noticed By Anyone

David Samuel doesn’t want you to know he’s there. As a professional recording engineer, David thrives on working behind the scenes so that those who are on stage can focus on maximizing the impact from their presentation. He calls it “Distraction-free Media”.

In other words; The less you know about the work going on by the production team, the better the event.

David has a goal to teach young people how to pull off a seamless production, and create a team atmosphere as well.

David SamuelHe is the Technical Director at New Life Church in Colorado Springs. For over 30 years, he has been training and supervising sound engineering – including 20 years as Supervisor of the audio-video team at Focus on the Family.


David shares his stories of:

  • How his life is shifting in the midst of a career change
  • Helping tech departments in large organizations work as a team
  • How he plans to create a course of instruction
  • “Acoustic feedback is what 90% of the audience hears before the engineer does”
  • Pursuing a degree; Not for the degree itself but for the increased knowledge that could open doors in the future
  • Using knowledge to train others how to better understand technology


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I work alongside emerging companies on business formation, commercialization strategies, and capital planning. My passion is to find, support, mentor, coach, incubate, & fund start-ups engaged in innovative technology businesses.

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