Adam Adelman
Co-Founder & CEO, Mighty Cast

Mr. Adelman’s career path has not been a straight one. He isthe Co-Founder and CEO of Mighty Cast, the company behind The NEX Bandand its patent-pending base and token technology. The goal of The NEX Band is to disrupt the wearable space and give power to the consumer to customize their smart band both on the inside and out through the company's NEX collectible
"Mods". Founded in 2012, the company was recently awarded the Canada Media Fund’s (CMF) highest monetary award, Engadget’s 2013 Reader’s Choice Award, and was a 2014 SXSW Finalist in the Accelerator Wearable Technology Competition. The company has appeared in CNET, CBS, Mobile Syrup,Gamasutra, The Verge, among others.

Prior to starting Mighty Cast, Adelman co-founded and was CEO of Juno Baby, amultiple Emmy Award winning line of children’s educational products which ranged from televised content, toys, publishing, apparel, and mobile applications
- 3 of which appeared in Apple’s Top 10 List and Time Magazine’s Top 25 iPad App List. The company won more awards than any other children's media company the year it was introduced to the market.

And before Adam's 8 years with Juno, he had 13 years of experience in Finance as a New Media and Technology Analyst with various Hedge Funds and Investment Banks. His opinions have been cited in Time Magazine, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Forbes, Fast Company, Venture Beat,among others.

He is a frequent speaker on the merging of traditional media with new technologies as well as new business models for content. Mr. Adelman has a CFA designation and an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business. Originally from New York City and then spending almost 9 years in the San Francisco Bay Area, he now calls Montreal home.