Sama formerly known as Samasource is a training-data company, focusing on annotating data for artificial intelligence algorithms. The company offers image, video and sensor data annotation and validation for machine learning algorithms in industries including automotive, navigation, augmented reality, virtual reality, biotechnology, agriculture, manufacturing, and e-commerce. Sama's mission is to expand opportunity for low-income individuals through the digital economy. One of the first organizations to engage in impact sourcing, Sama trains workers in basic computer skills and pays a local living wage for their labor.
Additionally, Sama provides health and wellness education, professional skills development, a scholarship program to assist with continuing education costs, and a program to provide micro loans and mentorship to aspiring entrepreneurs. Some of Sama's clients include Walmart, Google, General Motors and Microsoft.
Sama is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with an additional office in New York, New York. The organization owns and operates delivery centers in Nairobi and Gulu, Uganda, and partners with additional delivery centers in India. Sama previously employed workers in Haiti, Pakistan, Ghana, and South Africa.
Highest paying job titles at Sama include Senior Front End Software Engineer, Software Engineer, and Account Executive