Adam Bergman is Managing Director at EcoTech Capital. Adam is a sustainability executive leader with almost two decades investment banking experience in the CleanTech sector. He provides strategic insight and financial direction to senior executives and boards on growth strategies, tactical initiatives and strategic alternatives. As one of the first investment bankers to focus exclusively on CleanTech, Adam is recognized as a leading subject matter expert and is a frequent speaker at industry events and publisher of articles on sustainability.
Adam has built or expanded CleanTech Investment Banking practices at Jefferies, Deutsche Bank and Wells Fargo. He has extensive transaction experience working on financings and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) globally, including deals in the AgTech & FoodTech, Biomaterials, Energy Efficiency, Energy Storage, Industrial IoT (IIOT), Mobility & Transportation, Renewable Energy, Smart Grid and Water Technology sectors.
During his time at Wells Fargo, Adam built an industry leading practice by connecting Food & Ag executives with FoodTech & AgTech executives and investors as means to create an ecosystem to help drive adoption of technology and innovation throughout the broad Food & Ag value chain. Additionally, Adam established the AgTech cohort for Wells Fargo’s innovation incubator (IN2), which was launched at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, MO, in 2018.
Over the past 20+ years, Adam has worked for leading global investment banks, including Deutsche Bank, Jefferies, JPMorgan, Rothschild, UBS and Wells Fargo, and has covered the CleanTech, Technology, Industrial and Healthcare sectors.
Adam has a B.A. in Political Science from Johns Hopkins University, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. Additionally, he holds an M.A. in International Development from the International University of Japan.