Adam Shwartz is the Director of the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute. He is responsible for developing the vision and executing the strategy of this startup, which represents a unique synergy between leading universities.

Adam holds the Naiman Chair in Engineering at the Technion, where he is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering. He co-founded the Technion Center for Computer Engineering, was responsible for Technion Administrative Information Systems and the Chairman of the Department of Electrical Engineering.

He received a B.Sc. in Physics and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Ben Gurion U., Israel (1979), M.A. in Applied Mathematics (1981) and Ph.D. in Engineering (1982), both from Brown University. His research interests are in applied stochastic processes, with applications to optimization of computer networks.