As the Founder/CEO of Lucas Point Ventures Adam invests in and advises early stage companies. He focuses on supporting diverse management teams. His investments include The Muse, Glassbreakers, Venuebook, Pinks and Greens, Snaps, Rapt Media, Hire an Esquire, and Validately. He is an Advisor/Mentor to San Francisco based Astia, Boulder based MergeLane and BeVisible, New York based 37 Angels, Menlo Park based Women’s Startup Lab and LA based Vinetta Project.
In 2014 Adam was named by AlleyWatch one of “25 Angel Investors in New York You Need to Know” and also one of the “100 NYC Tech Influencers You Need to Know”. In 2015 he was featured in Tech.co as “One of 8 VCs Making Waves” and in 2016 was named as one of “26 great people spearheading change in tech investment” by Silicon Republic. He is one of 15 founder VC backers for Ellen Pao’s Project Include.
Adam sits on the Board of the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) and is an Executive in Residence for Hewlett Consulting Partners. At International House, New York he is a Board member, sits on the Executive Committee and chairs the Development Committee. He is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs.
Adam has BA and MA degrees in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and an MBA from Cass Business School in London.