Adam Frankel is an advisor to Emerson Collective, a social change organization, and Fenway Strategies, the communications firm founded by Jon Favreau and Tommy Vietor.
Adam was a senior speechwriter for President Barack Obama from the early days of the 2008 presidential campaign through Obama’s first term in the White House. Since then, he has served as executive director of a national education nonprofit, Digital Promise, and worked in the private sector, most recently as vice president of corporate and executive communications at PepsiCo.
Adam is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the Board of Directors of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award selection committee, and the advisory board of the Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice at CUNY School of Law.
He is a graduate of Princeton University and the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. Adam lives in New York City with his wife and two children.