R. Adam Smith

Experienced investor in, advisor to, tens of startup, venture and private equity-backed companies. Seasoned principal investor (Caxton-Iseman Capital LLC, Castle Harlan, Inc., Columbus Advisors LLC) and Wall Street veteran (Salomon Brothers Inc., J.P. Morgan, and Lehman Brothers Inc).

Founder & CEO, Circle Peak Capital LLC, a private investment merchant banking partnership formed 2002. Founder & CEO, Big Sky Partners LLC, a global strategic & creative advisory partnership formed 2013. Founder & CEO, Family Office Private Advisors LLC, a global private investment banking and alternative assets partnership formed 2013. Co-founder, Leukemia Fighters, a leading oncology philanthropy formed in 2009 in collaboration with New York-Presbyterian Hospital & Weill Cornell.

MBA, Beta Gamma Sigma, Graduate School of Business at Columbia University. BA, cum laude, International Relations and Economics, Boston University. Entrepreneur, mentor, philanthropist, musician, collector, artist.