Adam JansenDirector, Plug and Play Detroit at Plug and Play Tech Center
Adam Jansen is leading Plug and Play Tech Center's expansion into Southeast Michigan. In this role and in his previous role as Innovation Manager, Adam advises large corporations about their open innovation strategy and helps facilitate startup collaborations. Further, he is responsible for all business relationships on behalf of the Detroit office, including those with corporations, startups, non-profits, and government groups.
Before joining Plug and Play, Adam worked for Adient as a Senior Commercial Manager, where he brought multiple products to market for Tesla and major tech players. He holds a bachelor's degree from UW-Green Bay, an MBA from University of Southern California, and a master's degree in Sustainability from Harvard University. Outside of work, Adam is a private pilot and he enjoys flying loops and rolls in his aerobatic plane