CEO & Founder of NextRequest
Tamara serves as the Founder and CEO, where she leads company strategy, operations, and user research at NextRequest. She’s committed to building cities, governments, and technologies that are both equitable and delightful. In 2013 she was a fellow at Code for America. Previously, she worked at Azavea where she led the spatial analysis and UX design teams and managed the development of web and mobile applications for clients ranging from local non-profits to federal agencies.
She studied Anthropology at Swarthmore College and did graduate work in Geography at Temple University. Outside the office she splits her time between backpacking in national parks and tinkering with sensors.
VP of Product Strategy, Smarsh
Adam serves as VP of Product Strategy at Smarsh, where he works to set product strategy and vision, drive product innovation, and influence product design, planning, investment and execution.
Prior to Smarsh, Adam was an attorney at a large Silicon Valley law firm, where he worked with premier B2B and consumer technology clients to raise over $1 billion in private and public transactions, as well as providing counsel on IP and employment matters. He also worked as an economic consultant in New York and San Francisco, where he supported expert witness testimony for complex commercial litigation, including securities, bankruptcy and antitrust disputes.
Adam graduated from Wesleyan University with a BA in Economics, and from the University of Michigan Law School with a JD, cum laude.
Chief Evangelist, Smarsh
Mike Pagani is Senior Director of Product Marketing and Chief Evangelist at Smarsh. He is a seasoned IT professional and recognized subject matter expert in the areas of mobility, identity and access management, network security and virtualization. In his role, Mike also works with industry regulators, such as the SEC and FINRA, to keep customers and partners informed of the latest developments and requirements related to electronic communications compliance.