President and CEO, KOR Medical
Member, Vikor Scientific Board of Directors
Konduros, a licensed attorney and graduate of Clemson University and The University of South Carolina School of Law, was named President & Chief Executive Officer of KOR Medical in April 2021 by Vikor Scientific’s co-founders, Scotty Branch and Shea Harrelson, and was also appointed to the Vikor Scientific Board of Directors to strategically support the firm’s multi-company portfolio. KOR Medical is Vikor’s newest healthcare innovation company, focused on establishing a new industry standard in the rapidly growing clinical cannabis arena with plans to scale rapidly over the next 3 years. Prior to his new role, Konduros served as President/CEO of SCBIO, a statewide life sciences economic development organization and industry association charged with building, advancing, and innovating SC’s fastest growing $12B+ industry, comprised of more than 700 firms. Under Konduros’ leadership, the organization quadrupled revenue from 2017 to 2021, and became a prominent force in the Palmetto State and beyond. Prior to SCBIO, Sam served as Executive Director of the Greenville Health Research Development Corporation as part of a 12-year affiliation with the Greenville Health System in various strategic roles, and was the founding President/CEO of Upstate SC Alliance following other leadership positions with the SC Department of Commerce and Germany-based Alfmeier Corporation. He is also the founder and principal of SK Strategies, LLC – a consulting firm specializing in economic development, innovation, public-private partnerships, integrated marketing and business development strategies. Konduros currently serves on the SC Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee & Board, South State Bank Greenville Advisory Board, and Palmetto Conservation Foundation Board. He is the past board chair of the Cancer Society of Greenville County, past board vice chair of the Upstate SC Red Cross, has been designated as a Knowledge Economist by the SC Research Authority, and was awarded The Order of the Palmetto in 2018 by Governor Henry McMaster – SC’s highest civilian award.