Adam Enbar is CEO of The Flatiron School, which he co-founded to create a system of education that’s accountable for student results. Flatiron School has trained thousands of software engineers and placed them into jobs at companies like Google, Intel, and The New York Times through intensive 3-5 month programs. Flatiron has also partnered with the City of New York to launch the NYC Web Development Fellowship, focused exclusively on students without college degrees, over 90% of which come from diverse and low-income backgrounds. Flatiron School. In 2015, Flatiron School released the industry's first and only independently audited jobs report verifying 99% graduation rate with 98% job placement and $74,000 average starting salary for graduates.
Adam began his career as a real estate developer before moving to Boston where he worked at HubSpot, leading the National Accounts team while the company grew from 70 to 350 employees in two years. He then spent time working in Venture Capital with Charles River Ventures working with entrepreneurs in education, enterprise software, and connected devices. All the while, Adam remained close to education, teaching first grade in Brooklyn, TA’ing a marketing course at Harvard, and volunteer-teaching entrepreneurship at South Bay Correctional Facility in Boston.
Adam received his BS from Cornell University and MBA from Harvard Business School.