Adam was recently recognized by the White House Empact 100 Program as a top entrepreneur under the age of 30 for his contributions to business and the economy. Adam is the founder and CEO of Duxter, an online social network that empowers gamers to explore, elevate and celebrate gamer life.
Adam has also been selected as a winner of the People’s Choice Award with more than 3,000 votes from fans, customers and friends of the company. Adam and Duxter were honored by senior administration at The White House on September 28, 2012.
“I strongly believe that entrepreneurship is the backbone of this country and appreciate organizations like Empact that help cultivate the entrepreneurial spirit, ” said Adam. “Receiving this accolade is just a testament to the world-class team I have behind me, and the powerful network of supporters we are fortunate enough to have.”
Adam started his first gaming company at 11, was earning tens of thousands of dollars selling virtual goods at 13, and built his first million-dollar business by 20. He attended the University of Washington where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in political science. He is a 2012 JD/MBA graduate from the Graziadio School of Business and Management.