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Brett Adam

Managing Director and VP Engineering, Zendesk
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About Brett Adam

Brett has more than 25 years experience in the software industry, with a background that includes CEO and CTO level positions in both public and private companies, software architecture and engineering, product management, marketing, sales and corporate development. Originally from Melbourne, Brett spent most of the past 20 years in the US before returning to join Zendesk in April 2015. As an entrepreneurial technologist with extensive enterprise software experience, he has co-founded four companies and led multiple corporate acquisition plays. 

In his role as MD and VP Engineering, Brett has overall responsibility for the health and growth of Zendesk locally, as well as leading efforts to undertake further innovative product development work in Melbourne. 

Brett is very active in encouraging innovation and success amongst the local developer and startup community and is an advisory member for the Victorian Government Innovation Expert Panel.

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