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SVP, Emerging Products and Technology at Yahoo!
Associate Producer/ Camera at National Geographic, Director Digital at NBC Universal, See All (5)
Columbia Business School, Brown University

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Adam Cahan is Senior Vice President of Mobile and Emerging Products for Yahoo. In his role, he oversees product development and management for Yahoo’s worldwide mobile efforts, Flickr, and Smart TV.  

A proven entrepreneur, Adam joined Yahoo in 2011 with the acquisition of IntoNow, where he was the founder and chief executive officer. Prior to creating IntoNow, he was CEO of Auditude, which was later acquired by Adobe. He served as executive vice president of strategy and business operations for MTV Networks, and has held leadership roles at Google, McKinsey & Company, and NBC Universal. Adam started his career as an associate producer and wildlife filmmaker for National Geographic Television, based in Zaire, Africa.  

Adam has an undergraduate degree from Brown University and an MBA from Columbia Business School with Beta Gamma Sigma Honors. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and two daughters.

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