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Adam Smith

Board Member

Adam joined Google in 2003 and is the Vice President of Product Management at YouTube. Previously, Adam was  YouTube’s global content partnerships focused on Sports, News, Education and Platforms, and led YouTube across the Asia Pacific region as Director of Product Management. He played an integral role in launching and growing Google Book Search and managed several Google Search products including News, Finance, and Scholar.

Prior to joining Google, Adam was a VP of New Media for Random House Inc. (Bertelsmann), where he was responsible for digital strategy and new technology initiatives. In that role, Adam actively participated in Random House’s venture capital and corporate development initiatives. He also worked in media and telecommunications investment banking in New York and Hong Kong.

Adam received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.S. from the University of California at Berkeley. He joined REDF’s Board in 2009.