Primary Role
SVP, Emerging Products and Technology at Yahoo!
Brown University

Person Details


Adam Cahan serves as the Senior Vice President of Mobile and Emerging Products at Yahoo, where he oversees the company’s global mobile effort. In this role, he is responsible for leading product, design and engineering for Yahoo’s mobile products, Flickr, and Smart TV. In 2011, Adam joined Yahoo with the acquisition of IntoNow, where he was the founder and chief executive officer. Prior to creating IntoNow, he was the CEO of Auditude, which was later acquired by Adobe. Previously, he served as the executive vice president of strategy and business operations at MTV Networks, and 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 serves on the board of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG. He holds an undergraduate degree from Brown University and an MBA from Columbia Business School with Beta Gamma Sigma Honors.

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