Adam KramerCEO, nZero
Adam Kramer is the CEO of nZero, the only carbon management platform that offers transparency and empowers change - through accurate, 24/7 carbon accounting and emissions tracking. nZero, formerly Ledger8760, is on a mission to help NGOs, government agencies and organizations reach net zero.
Prior to this Adam was Executive Vice President of Strategy for Switch, the global technology infrastructure corporation that is powering the future of the connected world. In this capacity, Adam developed and executed the company’s global public policy initiatives that drive its business and was part of the core leadership team that develops new campus locations. He led a multi-faceted government and public affairs team that focused on policy development surrounding environment and sustainability, energy policy, improving education, economic development, and technology.
Adam was responsible for all corporate communications and public relations that support the company. He also promoted thought leadership around transformative policy and is a globally recognized presenter on issues of sustainability, technology innovation, and the future of the internet of absolutely everything.
Prior to joining Switch, Adam was the Director of Entrepreneurship for the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce and before that an award-winning journalist in California and Florida. In 2017, Adam received the Grand Rapids Press Newsmaker of The Year award and in 2013, was recognized by Vegas, Inc., as one of the top 40 professionals in Vegas under 40. Adam has a B.A. from Menlo College and M.S. from the University of Cincinnati.
Adam is very involved in the communities where Switch operates, serving on the boards of the Renown Health Foundation, Governor’s Office of Economic Development, University of Nevada Reno Foundation Board of Trustees and EDAWN (Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada) in Nevada, as well as leading the company’s memberships with The Right Place, the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, the Detroit Regional Chamber and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.
Adam enjoys golfing, hiking and traveling with his wife and three young children. A self-proclaimed “amateur chef”, Adam constantly refines his cooking skills for family and friends.
Conference Session Lightning plenary panel: What breaks when the whole world is online?