“The most effective way to do it, is to do it.”
— Amelia Earhart
Adam Ross serves Bridge Connector as President, where he brings more than 25 years of growth, strategy, and execution to his role helping fuel the company’s vision to securely, seamlessly, and rapidly integrate data between healthcare organizations, technologies, and patients.
A capital markets lawyer turned B2B SaaS executive, Adam previously served as General Manager, Americas, for Deputy, Australia’s largest-ever Series B, and VC-backed global workforce management software solution used in over 100 countries. While there, he quickly identified product-market fit for North America and operationalized go-to-market strategy across sales, finance, operations, and customer success.
Earlier, Adam served on the Enterprise Strategic Partnerships team at Apple that helped bring to life the Apple Health Records initiative, and as Managing Director for Box.com, where he led a New York-based team championing the regulatory compliance tool to financial, healthcare, and government partners worldwide.
Adam spent a decade at NASDAQ as Vice President and General Manager with Global Corporate Solutions, where he helped oversee the company’s growth from 700 employees on two continents to 2,500+ employees on six continents. During that time, he led the acquisition, integration, and scaling of eight Saas B2B companies that collectively grew under his leadership to more than $300 million in annual revenue.
Other career highlights include launching and growing Bloomberg Financial’s global trading software business from 0 to 85 firms, producing $14+ million in revenue; managing pricing and trading of IPOs including FTD.com for Volpe Brown Whelan, the San Francisco-based technology underwriter; and developing seamless operational workflows for the company, leading to its $150 million acquisition by Prudential.
Adam received his Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science & Law from the University of Wisconsin as a distinguished graduate and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama. He also completed special courses of study in economics with the London School of Economics & Political Science, and legal study with King’s College London. Adam began his career as a securities lawyer and also advised Turner Broadcasting Systems and Warner Bros. Entertainment in intellectual property law for the promotion and marketing of their television and film properties. He was appointed to NASDAQ’s Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) SaaS Committee in 2014, and received NASDAQ’s CEO Award in 2007, among several other career honors.
Out of the office, Adam enjoys spending time with his wife, three children, two cats, and one dog.