Adam McCombs shares overall execution of Elmhurst Capital’s strategy, with particular emphasis on venture and growth investments in internet sectors. Adam is involved with Elmhurst Capital’s investments in JumpForward, Innovative Sports Strategies, Hema Imaging, Clippn, BMG, and Remezcla.
Mr. McCombs brings almost two decades of experience in entrepreneurship, business and technology strategy, and product vision and execution. This experience was developed and harnessed at Cisco Systems, Inc. by growing a portfolio of multi-million dollar product lines. After Cisco Systems, Inc, Mr. McCombs founded and became the CEO of JumpForward where he successful co-led the acquisition of JumpForward with Brian Duggan to Vista Equity Partners.
Mr. McCombs holds a degree in Management Information Systems and Accounting in a Bachelor of Business in Science from the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management, and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame – Mendoza School of Business. Mr. McCombs also holds two Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE – 10,116) certificates from Cisco Systems, Inc.
Mr. McCombs’ Awards and Recognition during his tenure at JumpForward
Inner City 100 # 44– JumpForward 2016
Inc. 5,000 Award – JumpForwad 2014, 2015, & 2016
Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For – JumpForward 2015 & 2016: