Adam Kalish

General Partner
Leads investor relations and business development.

About Adam

Adam is responsible for establishing and maintaining long-term relationships with our investors that are based on transparency and trust. He is also a valuable advisor and super-connector for our companies, helping them find new ways to increase revenue and raise capital through high-value introductions and partnerships.

Prior to joining Lux, Adam served as a Director at Everest Capital, a leading multi-strategy, opportunistic hedge fund with several billion in assets. Prior to Everest, he worked at Quellos Capital Management (acquired by BlackRock (NYSE: BLK)), a multi-billion dollar alternative investment firm. He also worked at DreamWorks SKG in Los Angeles, where he reported directly to the President of the Studio.

I know I was born and I know that I'll die. The in between is mine. I am mine. –Pearl Jam

Adam graduated from the University of Miami with dual Bachelor’s Degrees in Communications and Economics. He also studied Finance and Economics at the University of Westminster in London, England. He has lectured at Johns Hopkins University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of Pennsylvania.

Adam was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the World’s largest science festival, the USA Science and Engineering Festival. He served on the Communications Committee for the Prostate Cancer Foundation and is a supporter of Make-A-Wish Foundation and Melanoma Research Alliance.

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“The future is already here... it's just not evenly distributed yet.” — William Gibson
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Tess van Stekelenburg
Andrew Wilson
Jasmine Rainey
Tracie Rotter
Stevie Lee
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Shahin Farshchi, PhD
Segolene Scarborough
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Scott Rubin
Saunaz Moradi
Samuel Arbesman, PhD
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Deena Shakir
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