Adam Kahan, Senior Vice President, Empire Entertainment, Inc.
Adam Kahan has 25 years of experience contracting keynote speakers and headline entertainers for corporate conferences and special events. He joined Empire in 1997 and has been Senior Vice President since 2007. A graduate of NYU School of Law, Adam manages contracts and legal matters for the company but focuses his efforts primarily on producing events and securing headline talent for projects worldwide. He has traveled to Russia to present Lionel Richie on a yacht in Moscow, contracted Duran Duran to perform a private show at Kensington Palace in London, presented both Andrea Bocelli and Pitbull at the world-renowned Sporting Club in Monaco, and has even had Michael McKean reprise his character David St. Hubbins from “This Is Spinal Tap” at a private event. Adam has been the Executive Producer of The Webby Awards every year since 2006, an event which has included onstage appearances by Prince, David Letterman, Kim Kardashian, Dave Grohl, David Bowie, Ben Stiller, Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler, and others. Adam has worked with Lizzo, Robert Redford, Malala Yousafzai, John Mulaney, Kevin James, Flo Rida, Seth Meyers, Sebastian Maniscalco, Imagine Dragons, James Taylor, OneRepublic, Janet Jackson, Jim Gaffigan, Janelle Monae, and hundreds more, and has produced events for clients including Target, BuzzFeed, Bustle Digital Group, Architizer, and BJ's Wholesale Club.