SAM Mathews Chase//Founder/CEO

An expert in spatial computing, decentralized networking, digital identity and webXR, Sam founded Venn.Agency in 2014 to explore and build solutions for identity and representation in XR environments, and develop tools for sharing XR spaces in ways that enhance communication and collaboration.


As a member of the W3C Decentralized Identity Working Group and the Rebooting Web of Trust leadership team, Sam works at the research and protocol level to develop people-first solutions for the future of the internet.


Responsible for developing and delivering Venn’s solutions. Most recently he was COO of Kasita, an innovator in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry where he lead development and launch of award winning modular smart homes. Prior to that he lead R&D and deployments of communication systems while at the CIA for 7 years.


He also has experience developing and implementing IT systems at Bell Helicopter while part of Textron’s Leadership program. He received his Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University in Systems Engineering, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from Miami University.

JONI McKervy//Director of Communications

A tactical communication and creative content specialist with over a decade of experience in content strategy, planning and management for global retail brands, tech companies and publications.

LAURA Scattergood//Director of Sales

For the last five years Laura has immersed herself in the home staging, interior design and visual merchandising industry. With a keen understanding of art history, spatial relations, color theory and materials, her BFA in fine arts and textiles has lent itself valuable in creating compelling and harmonious spaces for clients.

Prior to her endeavors as a designer she worked for 6 years as an estate manager to multiple affluent families in Los Angeles.