Adam joined Ashoka as its CFO from USAID where he was a senior advisor for innovative financing with U.S. Global Development Lab. Prior to USAID, Adam was with The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria based in Geneva, Switzerland where he was managing the innovative financing team, as well as Chairman of The Global Fund's pension fund. Formerly, he was IFC’s Resident Representative in Mongolia managing a US$130M advisory and investment portfolio. Prior to IFC, Adam was Senior Vice President at CDIB Capital, a Hong Kong-based US$1B private equity fund where he was responsible for direct investments in private and public companies across Asia. In the past, he founded Ymer Venture Capital, an early stage venture fund in Shanghai, PRC, consulted for Booz Allen, and was an investor and director of Hong Kong based Boom.com, Asia's first online stock brokerage. Adam holds an MBA from Boston University Graduate School of Management and is conversant in Mandarin Chinese and Mongolian.