Adam Stanley

What they do: Global CIO and Chief Digital Officer
Where they do it: Cushman & Wakefield
How they contribute: Guest Speaker

Adam Stanley provides strategic and operational direction for Cushman & Wakefield’s client facing and colleague technology systems and infrastructure across all global business lines. As Global CIO and Chief Digital Officer, and a member of the Global Managing Board, he  advocates for the best solutions for the best clients, supported by the best talent.

Drawing on his more than 20 years of industry experience, Adam is a change agent with proven success driving growth, performance, talent retention and innovation. Under Adam’s leadership, Cushman & Wakefield (formerly DTZ) was named to the CIO100 for 2016 and 2015 by CIO Magazine. Adam has also been honored as one of Chicago Tech 50, Infoworld Premier 100 Leader, Huffington Post’s Most Social CIOs, and the InfoWorld CTO 25.

Prior to joining the firm, Adam served as Technology and Security Services Director for Aviva PLC, a FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 insurer and asset manager and the world’s sixth largest insurer. Adam’s numerous global and U.S. leadership roles have also included serving as the Global Chief Technology Officer of Aon, a global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage. He spent nearly 10 years with Deloitte Consulting.

Adam is active in the tech community and serves as mentor or advisor to multiple accelerators while serving on the Board of Directors of CEC/1871, one of America’s top incubators.  He is deeply involved in the civic and charitable community and in addition to Board roles,  provides pro-bono technology, operations and organizational strategy advisory services to non-profit organizations.