Adam Marcus joined the Kareo board of directors in July, 2010. As managing partner at OpenView Venture Partners, Adam partners with entrepreneurs to build great companies. He specializes in building companies in several sectors, including software, digital media and technology enabled businesses.
Prior to joining OpenView in 2009, Adam worked at Battery Ventures focusing on investments in SaaS, e-commerce and digital media. At Battery, Adam was on the Board of J. Hilburn, a Board Observer at ExactTarget (NYSE: ET), and was actively involved with Cortera. Prior to Battery, Adam was Director of Corporate Development for The Boston Celtics, where he led strategic initiatives for the team. He also worked at Lycos (sold to Telefonica), where he was responsible for M&A, private equity and joint venture investment within North America, Europe and Asia. Earlier in his career, Adam worked in Business Development at Gamesville.com (sold to Lycos) and at Tripod.com, which was an early innovator in the online community space (sold to Lycos).
He also is also very active in community and development projects. He helped write the business plan for Grassroots Soccer, a non-profit working to eradicate Aids in Africa through the power of soccer. He sits on the strategic growth committee of KIPP Boston which is revolutionizing the way we educate children. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the First Growth Venture Network whose mission is to identify high potential entrepreneurs and to surround them with the network they will need to support their growth.
Adam earned a BA in Psychology and Spanish from Franklin and Marshall College and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.