Adam Zellner


Adam Zellner is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Chicago office and leads the global AutoMobility Sector.


Adam helps clients build high-performing boards and senior leadership teams by leveraging his industry perspective and relationships across a variety of talent pools. He has successfully completed a variety of executive assignments with companies ranging from private equity-backed to Fortune 100.

Adam joined Heidrick & Struggles in 2010 with a functional focus on the chief technology officer, chief product officer, chief information officer, and related roles.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Adam was a member of the LaSalle Network executive search practice, executing searches across multiple industries.


University of Notre Dame, MBA

Loyola University of Chicago, BA

Philanthropy and Service

Adam currently serves as president of the Illinois Spina Bifida Association.