Alla Adam

Lean Startup & VC Coach Negotiator | Investor | Author

Alla is a Startup Mentor at StartOut and Techstars, a Startup School Mentor at Y Combinator, a Startup Advisor at CrowdSmart, an Affiliate Member of HeartMath Institute and Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School, an Official Member at Forbes Coaches Council, and an Advisory Council Member at Harvard Business Review

Alla has been successfully future-proofing humans across the globe since 2003.

Her service portfolio includes Lean Life | Startup | VC | Negotiations coaching.

Her IP includes transformational coaching technique TAM or The Adam Method, NaaS or Negotiations as a Service, TAC or The Adam Curve.

Alla’s professional coaching & advising has generated a cumulative sum of $12B in VC & grants for startups worldwide.

Her client list includes smart humans & teams from Tesla, Amazon, Google, Kraft Heinz, Red Bull, Coca-Cola, Danone, PepsiCo, Nestle, JTI, Ernst & Young, BlaBlaCar, Archer, Tovala, Literati, Forbes, London Business School, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Kellogg School of Management, etc.

Her areas of investment interest include but are not limited to Non-Violent Agriculture + Biomanufacturing + Vertical farms; Psychedelics; EdTech; AI; Clean Energy; HealthTech; Blockchain; Smart City Solutions; and SpaceTech.

Alla is a publicly-traded human on HumanIPO, a thought leader on Forbes, and the author of 3 Playbooks: Million Dollar Coach Playbook, Million Dollar Investor Playbook, Million Dollar Negotiator Playbook, and TAM Journal. Her new book Time. Money. Status. Relationships. Peace of mind. was released on June 12, 2024.

She has three Executive Education certifications from Harvard Law School, Yale School of Management, and Kellogg School of Management, as well as a BS and MS degree from Kyiv National Economic University. She is currently mastering Chinese at Peking University.

Aside from her professional activities, she is a committed contributor and mentor at Lumiar Education, Global Citizen, Seedstars, MassChallenge, BIP Ventures, Village Capital, P33 Chicago, Africa’s Business Heroes

Alla is a valued member of global communities such as Startup Disrupt, Singularity University, Zebras Unite, The Long Now Foundation, International Brain Initiative, and Business of Purpose.