Keynote: Dr. Adam Met
Join Dr. Adam Met, writer, activist and bassist for the multi-platinum band AJR, as he speaks in Hoover Auditorium Tuesday, June 27 at 8 p.m.
Met’s interests bridge the worlds of music, sustainability, law, academia, policy, marketing and technology.
As the bassist for AJR, he has traveled the world on sold-out tours, achieved platinum certifications and recorded a repertoire of music that has garnered more than 2.5 billion streams worldwide.
As the founder and Executive Director of Sustainable Partners, Inc., Met leads a nonprofit that addresses climate change systems through media, academic research fellowships and incentive-based initiatives.
Met graduated from Columbia University in 2012 with a dual degree in business and philosophy. He earned his master’s degree from New York University in constitutional religious law and a PhD in international human rights law.
His work with the UN Development Programme as a development advocate fosters awareness on social media and beyond of sustainability, rights violations and solutions.
In Washington D.C., Met has worked closely with the EPA, The Department of Energy and The White House on innovative renewable energy policy and with a bipartisan coalition in Congress to help pass the Inflation Reduction Act.
He has brought his interdisciplinary perspective to his writing for publications, including Time, Rolling Stone, Billboard Magazine, Fortune, Mashable and Quartz. He is also the host of the podcast “Planet Reimagined.”