Adam Hartung

Interview with Adam Hartung


As the CEO and Managing Partner of Spark Partners – an organization specializing in innovation-based business growth for technology companies, start-ups, and entrepreneurs – Adam Hartung boasts over 30 years of experience in developing and implementing successful strategies that take advantage of emerging technologies and new business models.

Adam was named “Top Leadership Columnist” for, garnering more than 90 million readers for his columns which boldly predicted the success of industry changers like Netflix,, Apple, Facebook, and Tesla – as well as the unexpected negative impact these disruptors had on former giants who were unable (or unwilling) to adapt. In 2020, the Global Innovation Institute invited Adam to join GInI’s Board of Advisors. GInI is the world’s leading professional certification, accreditation, and membership association in the field of innovation with over 5,000 members and 2,500 certified professionals in 35 countries.

Throughout Adam’s eye-opening conversation with Gair Maxwell, TEC Canada speaker and branding expert, listeners will become equipped with Adam’s timely insights about how to deal with 2020’s market shifts and align your organization with post-COVID-19 trends to experience exponential growth.

As business leaders across the globe are forged in crisis due to the pandemic, pressing play on this gripping conversation between Adam Hartung and Gair Maxwell will bridge the gap between theory and practice – providing you with the insights and understanding to be at the forefront of your industry post-COVID-19.

About the Leadership Standard

The Leadership Standard, hosted by TEC Canada speaker and branding expert Gair Maxwell, explores real-life stories from leaders all across the business spectrum. It’s an intimate discovery of how they shift between triumphs, struggles, failures, disruptions and future opportunities. Each episode is a revealing conversation about the life of business and the business of life; up close and personal in a way that leaves both the audience and the guest surprised by what they uncover.

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