Adam Bly leads data at Spotify. Previously, he founded and was CEO of Seed Scientific, the data innovation firm, which was acquired by Spotify in 2015. Named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, he has lectured at the UN, MIT, Ars Electronica, SXSW and the World Economic Forum on the role of data and science in society. He was a visiting senior fellow in science, technology and society at Harvard Kennedy School, has advised Fortune 500 companies and national political campaigns on data strategy, and co-organised Design and the Elastic Mind, the landmark exhibition at MoMA that linked science and design.Adam Bly was the founder and editor-in-chief of Seed Magazine and the Chairman/CEO of Seed Media Group. Seed is a bi-monthly science magazine based out of New York and is distributed internationally. The magazine looks at issues located at the intersection of science and society. In 2007, Seed was nominated for two National Magazine Awards.At 16, Bly was the youngest researcher at the National Research Council of Cancer, where he spent three years studying cell adhesion and cancer. Bly has received many international prizes, including being selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2007, and has also received the Jubilee Medal. Bly lives in New York City.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Adam Bly and other top speakers and celebrities.