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Adam Levene


Founder and CEO
Adam is an entrepreneur and founder of Hero, the leading omnichannel commerce company. Aged 26, he launched Hero to digitally connect millions of retail associates in physical stores with shoppers who need inspiration and assistance online. Today, Hero operates across the US and Europe in partnership with global retailers including Harvey Nichols, Ted Baker and luxury groups LVMH and Richemont. In 2018, Hero was recognized by NRF as the most innovative engagement technology in retail today.

Adam was previously Chief Strategy Officer and board member of Grapple, Europe's largest app commerce business, boasting a team of 180 in offices in London and San Francisco. With clients including Visa, Virgin, Adidas and Samsung, Grapple created commerce platforms that transacted hundreds of millions in revenue annually before being acquired in Sep 2013 for a total consideration of $90m.

Speaking in:

Sunday Jan 13
11:00 - 11:30 AM
Innovation Stage, Level 4
Advances in retail technology have enabled consumers to shop for anything, anywhere at anytime; forcing retailers to rapidly adapt in order to provide a seamless and smart customer experience. In part one of the Innovation Lab pitch session, we... Read more