Adam Bly is the Founder & CEO of System, a new Public Benefit Corporation reinventing how we organize and discover data and knowledge. He previously led data at Spotify following its acquisition of Seed Scientific, the data science company he founded. A devoted advocate of science, Adam was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, a Visiting Senior Fellow in Science, Technology & Society at Harvard Kennedy School and he has been an advisor at the United Nations. He began his career at the National Research Council Canada and left the lab to launch the popular science magazine, Seed. For his efforts to advance the public’s understanding of science, Adam was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal. In his youth, Adam competed in over 20 science fairs and won Best of Category in Biochemistry at Intel ISEF 1998. Born in Montreal, Adam attended McGill University.
He is an alumnus of the International Science and Engineering Fair 1998.
He joined the Society’s Board of Trustees in 2020.