Adam graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in Economics where he studied Game Theory, Logic and Econometrics. In his spare time, Adam earned a second degree in No Limit Texas Holdem, helping pay his way through school.
Adam founded numerous internet businesses between 2006 and 2008, teaching himself programming in order to develop each from the ground up.
In 2008-2010 as web developer for Mint.com, Adam implemented website designs and features for the Mint corporate site as well as MintLife, the Mint.com blog. At Mint Adam first saw the true power of Data Visualization and the potential impact that it would one day have on the general population.
While working for Mint, In 2009 Adam made a brief stint back in the academic world, taking classes part time in the MS&E at Stanford University. At Stanford, Adam studied Marketing and Optimization.
In early 2010 ready to put his entrepreneurial training to a more practical use, Adam left Mint.com and Stanford to pursue his new venture SaveBrite.com full time, quickly turning it into a top 10 online coupon search destination.
Featured on ABC News, SaveBrite.com’s main innovation was to combine comparison shopping search functionality with online coupon search and automatic coupon code validation to provide consumers with deals that could not be found anywhere else online.
In 2011, Adam teamed up with his old colleagues from Mint.com to head up Products at Visual.ly. Driven by a passion for disruptive products and a desire to make the once closed-off world of data visualization accessible to a wider audience, Adam leads the team of world-class designers and developers building Visual.ly’s next generation data visualization platform.
In his spare time Adam is an avid photographer, and enjoys reading philosophy and economics literature while daydreaming about what the world will be like in the future.
Some things you might not know about me:
- I enjoy playing guitar
- I minored in philosophy
- I was once a very good poker player
- I like to play golf
- I enjoy reading books
- I was an award winning photographer
- I’m unusually good at parallel parking