Adam Lehman

Interim President & CEO at Hillel International

Speaker: Reclaiming the Conversation: Making Space for Israel in Progressive Spaces

Adam serves as Hillel International’s interim CEO after serving as the organization's COO and day-to-day organizational director for four years. In this capacity, he manages Hillel International’s staff, finances and programs in order to deliver on the ambitious goals of Hillel's Drive to Excellence strategic plan. Adam previously served as president and COO of the venture-backed software and data analytics company Lotame Solutions; senior vice president and group COO at AOL; founder of early stage investment company Rock Ridge Ventures; president and COO of crowdsourced creative platform GeniusRocket; and entrepreneur-in-residence at the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business. Adam graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. from Dartmouth College and cum laude with a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He was also a Harry S. Truman Scholar. Adam is a former board member of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, Beth Sholom Congregation and Fair Chance D.C. He has also been active in the Jewish arts scene, as the author of a series of plays inspired by the Jewish holidays, and as a founding member of the D.C.-based Jewish a cappella group JewKvox.