Adam Sharma

VP, Strategic Innovation & Partnerships

, Human-I-T

Austin Chapter

Adam Sharma is a veteran of the consumer electronics and tech industries. After 7 years of driving sales and innovation by crafting partnerships with corporations including Staples, TJ Maxx, and Rolling Stone, he shifted his focus to the waste side of technology. As the Vice President of Strategic Innovation and Partnerships at Human-I-T, Adam develops internal and external initiatives to simultaneously increase the social impact and reduce the environmental impact of electronic devices with organizations of all sizes, from small start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations such as Mattel, JetBlue, the LA Kings, and Nickelodeon. In addition to building external partnerships, Adam develops strategic initiatives that increase Human-I-T’s overall impact on the community and environment.

Employing a holistic approach to reusing electronics, Adam is driven by more than just social impact. Instead, he focuses on how the economic and environmental outcomes of a single type of waste help brands achieve their business and sustainability goals. Adam holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the Pennsylvania State University, an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Business, where he specialized in Marketing and Social Impact, and holds the Leaders in Sustainability Graduate Certificate from UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.