John Strong is a leader, entrepreneur and innovator in the technology industry. He is the chief executive of Adaptive Medias, one of the first companies to offer a mobile video player specifically for mobile devices. Prior to his appointment at Adaptive Medias, John founded, invested and managed a number of successful technology-based companies including www.communly.com, a Los Angeles-based social media company; www.combotrip.com, a New Mexico-based travel site; www.trychec.com, a London-based payment platform; www.scoutalarm.com, a high-tech home security company; www.thestorefront.com, the "AirBnB" for retail space; www.boxbee.com, a San Francisco-based on-demand storage company; and www.matterfab.com, a leading industrial metal 3D printing company. Mr Strong holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of New Mexico. He is the co-founder of Inqubus, a startup accelerator based in California, and is also co-founder of Adams Pharmaceuticals in New York City which holds patents on developing treatments for arteriosclerosis.