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Adam Kramer

CEO @ Kramer Logistics  •  CEO @ Throne VIP
Florida State University  •  Santa Monica, CA 

Adam is an inventor, designer, businessman and technical advisor. He has lead successful teams alongside billionaires, founded multiple companies, fundraised millions of dollars, and designed complex technical platforms for his employers and his own ventures. His technical, design, and social skills enable him to work well with a broad range of dynamic team configurations.

Experience

KRAMER LOGISTICS, INC • CO-FOUNDER/CEO •  DEC 2017 - PRESENT

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Kramer Logistics was founded in 2017 as a logistics support company for the world's top electric vehicle sharing company. Through extensive exposure to both internal and field operations, our expertise has made us the single most experienced operators in the space.

Responsibilities:

  • Deployed over 10,000 electric scooters direct-to-market, per month

  • Managed fleet of work vans to load, deliver, and deploy electric scooters

  • Provided client detailed in-the-field analytics & observations on foot traffic patterns & vehicle usage to optimize earnings and fleet routing

  • Interfaced with client to receive deployment locations and convey instructions to our fleet

  • Developed safe & efficient load/unload practices for each model of scooter and work van

  • Interfaced with community of contractors to deliver scooters directly to Chargers & Mechanics

  • Developed business model for central charging warehouses catering to Charger communities & internally operated charging functions

  • Provided detailed application testing & bug reporting

  • Spoke publicly at local government hearings to lobby support for the industry and its rider & worker constituents

  • Managed Payroll, HR, Legal, Travel, Internal Communications, and Social Media

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors

THRONE VIP, INC •  FOUNDER/CEO •  JUL 2014 - Dec 2018

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Throne is an Venue Management Platform for Nightlife Venues, and an Event Discovery App for Consumers. We enable Digital Sales and Analytics for Tickets, Drinks, VIP Tables and more.

Responsibilities:

  • Fundraised $1.3 Million

  • Developed and maintained a comprehensive financial plan, covering 18 revenue streams, 3 products, domestic & international growth

  • Managed an outsourced team of 10 developers to build extensive enterprise (B2B) and mobile applications (B2C)

  • Designed internet-free solution for secure payments and access authentication

  • Coordinated detailed Quality Control reporting/testing in sandbox and live environments

  • Managed Sales team of 5 through expansion in 3 states across the US

  • Developed digital and experiential Marketing strategies to grow B2B/B2C customer base

  • Designed UI/UX of full platform, logos, and marketing materials

  • Managed Payroll, HR, Legal, Travel, Internal Communications, and Social Media

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors

  • Managed Investor Relations

EDWARD CHARLES FOUNDATION • CTO •  MAR 2017 - DEC 2017

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Edward Charles Foundation is a fiscal sponsor, helping clients turn their philanthropic passions into an impactful mission. Our clients are philanthropic entrepreneurs, celebrities, athletes, and social entrepreneurs – our umbrella helps provide clients with a legal structure to advance their mission and leave a positive mark on the world.

Responsibilities:

  • Assessed business processes to determine opportunities to improve workflows with technology

  • Determined and implemented custom technology solutions for clients

  • Designed complex automatic payment system

  • Transitioned clients to cloud-based accounting systems

  • Developed donation web portals for clients

  • Created additional revenue opportunities through expanded technology offerings

  • Managed IT for internal team and clients

JAKKS PACIFIC, INC •  SR MGR NEW TECH INNOVATIONS •  APR 2013 - MAR 2014

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JAKKS Pacific, Inc. is a top 5 multi-national public toy company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets its products for children and adults around the world. DreamPlay is a joint venture between JAKKS and NantWorks.

Responsibilities:

  • Technology Liaison between NantWorks and Jakks Pacific for DreamPlay joint venture

  • Resource to staff at JAKKS, providing instructional technology demos to increase effectiveness of DreamPlay joint venture

  • Designed and Developed new digital games and mobile applications (over 10 published games)

  • Assessed and Proposed technology integration opportunities in existing toy lines

  • Designed and Developed new technologies for toys and commercial applications

  • Protected new inventions and intellectual property through patents with legal team (2 patents)

  • Designed and Built a touch-recognition platform and content management system to bridge physical and digital interactions

  • Designed novel 3D-printing technology with modular hardware, and a distribution network for digital content purchasing

  • Researched and tested emerging technologies for commercial viability across all brands

  • Optimized margins on technology manufacturing with team in China

  • IT/Videography/Graphic Design across various department

NANTWORKS •  MARKETING MGR / TECHNOLOGY LIAISON •  SEP 2011 - MAR 2013

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Founded by billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong, NantWorks combines a portfolio of over 70 companies in semiconductor technology, supercomputing and advanced networks to improve healthcare, commerce and digital entertainment.

Responsibilities:

  • Managed 14,000ft² Los Angeles showroom with 40+ companies' technical demos

  • Coordinated NantWorks companies to build customer-specific technical demos

  • Designed and Developed technical demonstrations for various use-cases and business requirements

  • Managed design team to theme customer-specific showroom stories

  • Liaised with celebrities and government officials to coordinate secure private walkthroughs

  • Developed and Managed integrity/consistency of showroom assets across Los Angeles, New York City, and Beijing showrooms

  • Executed six-figure asset purchasing for showroom build-outs

  • Conducted beta tests and QA for complex hardware and software applications

  • Designed graphics and UI for computer and mobile applications, web elements, company/product logos, and marketing materials

  • Managed digital content, content dissemination, and server-side content organization

  • Videographer and Photographer for technical demonstrations and marketing materials

CUSTOM SYNTHESIS NETWORK •  FOUNDER/CEO •  JAN 2009 - JUN 2011

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Custom Synthesis Network was the first dedicated chemical synthesis company in Florida. CSN designs custom chemical intermediates for biotech, medical and food companies, fulfilling orders through a state-wide network of specialized laboratories. 

Responsibilities:

  • Fundraising and Laboratory Procurement ($1M+ lab space)

  • Managed chemists and lab specialists to design and fulfill orders

  • Conducted Business Development to close new contracts at trade shows

  • Brokered chemical synthesis services to specialized and government labs

  • Developed and maintained comprehensive financial plan

  • Designed marketing materials and logos

  • Designed and Managed building of website ordering/bidding/distribution system

Education

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY • B.S., ENTREPRENEURSHIP • AUG 2009

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• Accelerated Three-Year Program
• 3.09 Cumulative GPA
• Deans List

 

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY • CHEMPRENEURSHIP PILOT PROGRAM • MAY 2009

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• Collaboration between College of Business and the Chemistry Department
• Selected as one of four students in the business school to participate
• Tasked with commercializing university technology