Adam is Founder/CEO of Lucas Point Ventures and an active investor in and advisor to early stage companies. His investments include The Muse, Rapt Media, VenueBook, Hire and Esquire, Pinks and Greens, Validately and Snaps. He recently served as Chief Financial Officer of NYC based cybersecurity company NopSec, another of his investees. He is and member of and/or advisor to several angel groups including Astia Angel where he is a founding Angel and sits on the Astia Global Advisory Board. He is a Advisor/Mentor at Women's Startup Lab, Mergelane and Techweek. In the not for profit space he is Board member at International House New York and a member of their Executive Committee. He is also a Board member at the Center for Talent Innovation. Adam has over 25 years of investing and management experience most recently at Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he was most recently Managing Director and head of Global Macro Research. He was a top ranked sell side investment analyst in the UK, Asia and the US. Additionally he is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs where he is a Capstone workshop advisor and member of the Management faculty. He holds a MA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and an MBA from Cass Business School, London.