Director of Ventures & Innovation, Discovery, Inc.
Adam Zuckerman is Discovery, Inc.’s Director of Ventures & Innovation. Often referred to as the company’s intrapraneur or futurist, his duties at are diverse. They range from leading strategic investments in startups, to opening up the company’s Consumer Experience Lab (focused on emerging devices), to finding and implementing future facing technologies that have the potential to materially impact the business going forward.
Adam spearheaded the creation of Discovery’s internal facing VR Taskforce, which contributed to the creation of DiscoveryVR. He is also the co-founder of two startups (Fosterly, which supports entrepreneurs in the greater DC region, and Variable Labs, an
enterprise training platform that leverages VR and AR). Lastly, Adam is also a 2018 Zhi- Xing Eisenhower Fellow, an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland, and has provided guest commentary on technology trends to CNBC nearly two dozen times.