Adam is an attorney and venture investor with over two decades of experience as an executive managing global legal affairs, corporate securities, technology contracting, and mergers and acquisitions. He has served as a board member and advisor to technology companies, including startups and early growth companies, in diverse sectors including cybersecurity, health and telemedicine, SaaS, fintech, and blockchain. He currently also serves as a mentor to technology accelerators and is a Special Advisor to the Carlton Fields law firm.
Most recently, Mr. Smith was a general partner at Medina Capital, a venture capital firm where he was responsible for sourcing potential investment opportunities and providing portfolio companies with strategic advice in business development, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, intellectual property protection, contracting, and all legal issues.
Prior to joining Medina Capital, Mr. Smith served as VP & Deputy General Counsel at Verizon and as Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Terremark, a NASDAQ listed IT infrastructure provider, where he was responsible for global legal affairs including securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions, financings, vendor and customer contracting, and intellectual property as well as providing advice to senior management on a wide range of legal issues relating to Terremark’s products and services. Before joining Terremark, he led the electronic commerce and technology law practice for a Miami-based international law firm with a focus on domestic and international corporate transactions, venture capital, and corporate securities for technology clients.
Adam received his Bachelor’s of Arts in International Relations and Political Science from Tufts University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law.