Adam Brotman is a well-rounded leader in the world of retail, digital media, and entrepreneurship. With experience starting and running a venture-funded company and leading global functions at multi-national larger companies, Brotman has honed his skills in leadership, business planning, and digital strategy.
Brotman's impressive track record includes serving as the President and Chief Experience Officer and co-CEO at J.Crew, as well as EVP, Global Retail Operations and Chief Digital Officer at Starbucks. He has also served as CEO at Barefoot Yoga Co., SVP at Corbis Corporation, and CEO and co-founder at PlayNetwork.
Brotman's expertise spans digital media and social media subject matter and trends, e-commerce, mobile and web design and development, community and corporate social responsibility initiatives, marketing and branding, and enterprise-level sales. His experience with large scale, global initiatives includes overseeing standard operating procedures, labor management, deployment for store operations, and digital/tech functions.
Brotman holds a JD in Law from the University of Washington School of Law and a BA in Classical Civilizations with a "specialization" in Business & Administration from the University of California, Los Angeles.