Speaker Profile

Adam Kagan
General Counsel / Hearts & Science, Division of Omnicom

Adam Kagan is general counsel at Hearts & Science LLC, an Omnicom Media Group company. Mr. Kagan advises global advertisers in connection with branded entertainment, content production, distribution and social media initiatives. He also advises senior management on new business, maintenance of existing business and compliance matters. Prior to Hearts & Science, Adam was the head of business and legal affairs and production at Ora Media, an América Móvil company. At Ora, he oversaw a bicoastal operation producing television and digital content for the BBC, BET, Cooking Channel, ESPN, HBO, Hulu, MSG and others. Before Ora, Mr. Kagan was international counsel for Viacom International Media Networks, advising MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, BET and Spike on international content production and distribution. Adam has a hands-on understanding of the content production process from 10 years of producing television series and commercials. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the NYU film school (Tisch School of the Arts) and a Juris Doctor from Pace University School of Law. In his spare time, Adam is the deputy mayor and police commissioner of Pelham, New York, focusing on labor relations and public utilities.