Demetriou, Samantha

Vice President, Consulting & Strategy
Demetriou New_Main
Connect With Demetriou, Samantha

Samantha leads FairWinds’ Consulting team to ensure that each client receives excellent service. With a background in Communications, Sam also oversees and assists with the development of client deliverables. As Practice Leader for FairWinds’ Domain Name Strategy and Portfolio practice, she helps clients to identify ways to optimize their domain name activities and add value to their businesses.

Sam graduated from Georgetown University with a B.A. in Linguistics and Spanish with a Business minor, and also received an M.A. in Linguistics, concentrating in Language and Communications, from Georgetown. She speaks highly proficient Spanish.


  • Sam has developed new gTLD Business Strategies for three multinational corporations, including a member of the Fortune 100.
  • Sam has placed stories about new gTLDs and domain name strategy in various media publications, including Forbes, Reuters and Advertising Age.
  • Sam assisted in preparing 47 new gTLD applications for 15 companies.

When she’s not at the office, Samantha can be found testing out new recipes and cooking techniques, or exploring the various neighborhoods and social spots of Washington, DC. She spends Sundays during the fall rooting for the New England Patriots, and really anyone who is playing against the New York Giants. She likes to travel, read books, watch both great and crappy movies, and try new foods.