Sam Beckbessinger

Sam Beckbessinger

Design thinking | Financial literacy | Behavioural change

Sam is a South African writer, UX designer, product manager, fintech entrepreneur and money dork who has spent most of the past 10 years building tools to help people manage their money better. She is the co-founder of Phantom Design, a fintech company that helps to build personal financial management apps, cryptocurrency exchanges, and new products for the next frontier in global finance.

Passionate about stories, human behaviour and financial inclusion, Sam combines all three in her quest to help the emerging middle class understand how to take charge of their finances, which she details in her bestselling book, How to Manage Your Money Like a Fucking Grownup.

Sam has a BA Honours Degree, studied Strategy Design at the Gordon Institute of Business Science and was a 2014 Mandela Washington Fellow at Yale University, where she got to high-five Barack Obama (true story).

Sam Beckbessinger

Sam Beckbessinger

Design thinking | Financial literacy | Behavioural change

Sam is a South African writer, UX designer, product manager, fintech entrepreneur and money dork who has spent most of the past 10 years building tools to help people manage their money better. She is the co-founder of Phantom Design, a fintech company that helps to build personal financial management apps, cryptocurrency exchanges, and new products for the next frontier in global finance.

Passionate about stories, human behaviour and financial inclusion, Sam combines all three in her quest to help the emerging middle class understand how to take charge of their finances, which she details in her bestselling book, How to Manage Your Money Like a Fucking Grownup.

Sam has a BA Honours Degree, studied Strategy Design at the Gordon Institute of Business Science and was a 2014 Mandela Washington Fellow at Yale University, where she got to high-five Barack Obama (true story).