Helping clients do better deals.
* SaaS, Software licensing, Hardware, Data Centers, and all other aspects of technology transactions
* Logistics, Manufacturing, Resale and Distribution
* Privacy and Compliance
* General Counsel
- Outside General Counsel
- Business Consulting Agreement
- Distribution Agreement
- Licensing Agreement
- Manufacturing Agreement
- Marketing Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial)
- SaaS Agreement
- Sales Agreement
- Service Agreement
- Terms of Service
- User Agreement
- Vendor Agreement
- Other Commercial Contract Matter
"Adam is a true business partner when it comes to get a business going. He is the most proactive business lawyer I have worked with."
"Adam is a true service professional with passion for people and for quality. He has a unique combination of experience and passion, combine with the amazing ability to work in a team and to lead. Adam always tackled issues head-on; he brought tireless energy, creativity and a personal and professional commitment surpassed by no one. Adam is one of those rare individuals that no matter what the challenge, he always rises to the occasion. I've had the good fortune of working with Adam at Facebook and Twitter, and hope to have the opportunity of working with him again!"
Summit Law Group
Aug 2017 - Present
I provide commercial legal services on both a transactional as well as project basis at a diverse set of clients in the following areas:
* Revenue transactions (HW, SW, Services, SaaS)
* Indirect sales channels
* Technology Alliances
* Data Privacy and Security
* General Corporate
Percolate Industries, Inc.
VP Legal and Deal Desk
Jun 2016 - Aug 2017
Reporting to the CFO, I served as the General Counsel where I managed the legal team and the deal desk at this enterprise SaaS provider backed by leading venture firms Sequoia, Lightspeed and GGV.
* general corporate - board activity and minutes, equity and cap table,...
* commercial - all transactions entered into by the company (SaaS sales, data privacy, technology vendors, hosting, integration
Nov 2013 - Jul 2016
Senior attorney on global inbound and outbound transactional matters for this leading SaaS security provider. Also assisted with development of alliances and channel sales programs on the revenue side and vendor management and negotiation on the inbound side.
Arcscale (fka Gig Avenue)
General Counsel and Managing Partner
Jan 2005 - Dec 2013
Managed hosting and colocation provider, and technology VAR specializing in planning, procuring, contracting and maintaining cost effective scalable infrastructures for high-growth teams (Facebook, Geni.com, Twitter, Podshow/Mevio, VMware cloud, Nielsen Ratings, Panasonic, AOL, Bullhorn, Quigo, Video Egg, and others.
Xtiva Financial Systems
Aug 2004 - Jun 2010
Outside General Counsel and sole attorney for SaaS company providing proprietary financial applications to the banking and brokerage industries. Led customer deals with top global financial companies (Licensing, SaaS, Hosting) and responsibility for all general corporate matters (HR, Software Development, Board Meetings).
Jan 2003 - Aug 2004
Responsible for global contracts, Marketing, PR, Engineering and Product Development for this leading international POS manufacturer. Also served as General Counsel for new products and hosting divisions and business leader for alliances with telco and banking partners for new ventures.
Hitachi Data Systems
May 2000 - Dec 2002
General corporate counsel responsible for various US sales regions, domestic channel partners (VAR's and distributors), global OEM partners, trademark portfolio, procurement / vendors, marketing and served as Corporate Secretary for captive leasing company (HDS Credit Corporation).
Oct 1998 - May 2000
Served as Tax attorney representing clients at the California state level (FTB and BOE), as well as participating on R&D Tax Credit projects.