Adam Freed

Adam Freed

Board Chair

Teachers Pay Teachers

Adam Freed is an experienced technology leader with a focus on education technologies. Adam is currently Board Chair at Teachers Pay Teachers  (TpT), where he served as CEO. Adam is also senior advisor to GSV and a board member at Cambium Learning — as well as a Pahara Fellow at the Aspen Institute and a trustee of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum.  Adam advises numerous additional start-ups in consumer- and education-technology.

Adam is an alum of Etsy and Google.  He was COO at Etsy. At Google, he led both International Product Management and global business teams, before, during, and after the company’s IPO.

Before moving into tech, Adam spent a nearly a decade as a TV reporter and anchor. Adam was an awardee of a Knight Journalism Fellowship.

Adam has a BA from Harvard in Linguistics and a masters in law from Yale. He loves foreign languages — and is proficient in 11, including Spanish, French, Japanese, Italian, Turkish, and Finnish.

Adam lives in Brooklyn with his husband and their two children.

Monday, August 9, 2021

2:45 pm
3:25 pm

BC to AD 3

Building a Mission Driven Brand

Harriet Seitler
Kim Caldbeck
Jessica Lindl
John Jorgenson

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

2:00 pm
2:40 pm

Equity, Access, & Justice

Building Diversity with Intention

Lo Toney
Marissa Farrar
Odessa Jenkins
Natlee Green

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

10:00 am
10:40 am

Youth Voices

The Intersection of Formal and Informal Learning: A New Paradigm

Jean Eddy
David Miyashiro
Laura Barajas
Tinsley Maier