David Adams has a 20+ career of successful strategy, development and operations leadership for both business and technology in multiple industries and organizations. Beginning his career at AT&T Bell Labs and Southwestern Bell, David soon transitioned into principal roles at several entrepreneurial ventures. During the mid 90's, David was able to combine his development skills, multimedia talents,
David Adams has a 20+ career of successful strategy, development and operations leadership for both business and technology in multiple industries and organizations. Beginning his career at AT&T Bell Labs and Southwestern Bell, David soon transitioned into principal roles at several entrepreneurial ventures. During the mid 90's, David was able to combine his development skills, multimedia talents, management experience and business acumen to help found, grow and sell an award-winning eBusiness consultancy.
After a subsequent five year experience within the video game industry, including serving as President of mobile & PC game developer Klear Games, David returned to traditional enterprise and consumer application development. For two and half years, he led technology strategy, development and IT Operations at Handango, Inc., a leading retailer of Smartphone and PDA applications, as VP of Technology. He followed that by serving as Chief Technology Officer of Getaroom.com, leading the ground-up establishment of a innovative new Online Travel website and building an agile product and technology team.
In February 2010, David joined GameStop, Inc. as VP of Online Technology. There he led a fantastic team of product managers and technologists responsible for developing and maintaining GameStop's consumer-facing storefronts and content applications including GameStop.com, GameInformer.com, GameStop's native mobile applications and digital software distribution platform.
Since graduating from Harvard University with a degree in Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, David has held numerous strategy, management and delivery roles in telecommunications, marketing and brand development, e-commerce and entertainment industries. He's proficient in numerous programming languages, OSes and platforms, and has managed large projects, team, production environments and offices, including distributed and offshore development centers.
SVP, Interactive Technology @ From April 2013 to June 2015 (2 years 3 months) Greater New York City AreaVice President, Online Technology @ From February 2010 to March 2013 (3 years 2 months) Chief Technology Officer @ From March 2009 to February 2010 (1 year) VP of Technology @ From November 2006 to March 2009 (2 years 5 months) Senior Producer @ From May 2006 to November 2006 (7 months) President @ From August 2001 to May 2006 (4 years 10 months) Managing Director, Dallas Office @ From January 2000 to September 2000 (9 months) Partner & Director of Technology @ From January 1996 to January 2000 (4 years 1 month)
Bachelor's Degree, Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering @ Harvard University From 1986 to 1990 David Adams is skilled in: Video Games, Application Development, Architecture, Outsourcing, Media & Entertainment, P&L Management, Mobile Platforms, Mobile Software, Software Development, Integration, Team Building, Mobile Applications, SOA, Strategic Planning, Start-ups, Enterprise Architecture, Game Development, Console, Android, BREW, iPhone, Vendor Management, Strategic Partnerships, Business Strategy, Agile Methodologies, Mobile Games, IT Strategy, Leadership, Enterprise Software, Project Management, Scrum, Management
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