Meeting of the Minds Speaker

Adam Hecktman

Director of Technology & Civic Innovation for Chicago

Microsoft Corporation

Adam J. Hecktman is Microsoft’s Director of Technology & Civic Innovation for Chicago.

In this capacity, Adam helps civic leaders – and the communities they serve – apply technology to the city’s key issues and opportunities facing Chicago today and in the future.

Prior to this role, Adam was the Director of the Microsoft Technology Center – Chicago, helping organizations maximize business value and ensure long-term success when facing their toughest business challenges and opportunities. He has been with Microsoft in Chicago since 1991.

Adam received a Bachelor of Science in commerce and business administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is pursuing his Masters of Data Science at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He regularly appears on television, print, and radio, and has authored numerous articles.

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