Adam Rak is a government relations professional with over 25 years of experience in public policy.
He is a Senior Vice President at the consulting firm Potomac International Partners, leading their west coast operations. Previously, he was the Regional Vice President, Silicon Valley for TechAmerica, the nation’s largest high-tech trade association at that time.
Adam also led Symantec’s Public Affairs program, building a global organization. In this role, he had responsibility for leading Symantec’s global government relations, corporate philanthropy, community relations, and corporate social responsibility programs.
Prior to joining Symantec, Adam worked as the State Public Policy Director for TechNet. He started his career in Washington, DC as a legislative aide to former Congresswoman Barbara Kennelly. Adam is a past Chair of the Business Software Alliance’s Policy Council, and he also helped found the Cyber Security Industry Alliance the only CEO-led public policy and advocacy group exclusively focused on cybersecurity issues.
He has a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from the George Washington University. He is an elected member of the San Carlos City Council. He lives in Silicon Valley with his wife Allison and three daughters.