Adam the principal designer for KBL Vision has 12 years experience in the fashion industry. He was born and raised in New York. The grandson of a professional musician, Adam took an early interest in music and the creative process. After graduating from NYU Stern School of business in 1997, Adam began his career at Barneys New York – in merchandising and buying. He later moved to wholesale, working for Ittierre (D&G, Just Cavalli, Malo). He has been in the eyewear sector for 8 years as VP of fashion at Allison eyewear (Missoni, Moschino, Dunhill, among other brands) and most recently director of key account sales for Oliver Peoples, Paul Smith, and Mosley Tribes. Adam is an expert in merging fashion trends and technical know how into innovative and sellable product. Armed with a diverse resume, technical expertise and a yearning for pushing and expanding eyewear limitations, Adam ventured out to build a consulting business working with well respected ready to wear designers: Thakoon and Zac Posen in product development and design as well as prestigious eyewear brand Mykita.