Adam Harris is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Cloudbeds, the hospitality management platform powering lodging businesses around the globe. His people-centered leadership, alongside a fully-remote, distributed workforce of 700+ people in more than 40+ countries, has grown Cloudbeds into a company that has generated billions of dollars in revenue for thousands of properties. Together with his co-founder, Richard Castle, they have amassed awards for culture, product, and innovation including Forbes' America's Best Startup Employers, Inc's Best Workplaces, and EY Entrepreneur of the Year.
Before founding Cloudbeds, Adam was an established entrepreneur with numerous successful businesses. His most talked-about invention was Bark4Beer, a dog-collar company that became an overnight success, garnering over 100 million website impressions in the first month of online sales and bolstering Harris' work into the national spotlight.
Adam calls San Diego home with his wife and two young kids. When they're not spending time at the beach, Adam serves as an advisor to the San Diego startup incubator, Connect - mentoring and advising entrepreneurs in a city that is quickly becoming the new epicenter of technology. Deeply committed to the community where he was raised, Adam established the nonprofit La Jolla Community Fireworks Foundation and raised $50,000 in 48-hours to save his hometown's Fourth of July celebration.
Adam's entrepreneurial success and community work have been covered by The New York Times, Forbes, Fortune, Inc. magazine, Time magazine, NPR, The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, TechCrunch, and many other prominent media outlets worldwide. He has a Bachelor of Arts from University of California, Berkeley.