Adam Carte is the CEO of Luminoso. Prior to joining Luminoso, Adam was an Operating Partner to Denham Capital Management, and a founding member and Partner of Fairlead Advisors. At Fairlead, Adam has led negotiations for acquisitions, divestitures, equity and debt financings, strategic partnerships, licensing agreements, and company restructurings for over 20 different companies across a broad range of industries.
Adam previously served in a number of C-level positions. As the CEO of Cadre Proppants, a mining company, revenues doubled during his tenure. He was the COO of Niotan, Inc. a chemical manufacturer that was developed and sold to its largest customer. As the CFO of The Trigen Companies, an energy company, Adam jointly led the turnaround and doubled profits, resulting in the sale of the company that more than doubled its equity value in less than three years.