President, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Adam Kansler is President of S&P Global Market Intelligence which delivers a wide range of financial information products and services, including some of the world’s leading desktop, data, analytics and software solutions. He is a member of the executive committee of S&P Global.
Prior to the merger between S&P Global and IHS Markit, Adam was President of the IHS Markit Financial Services division and member of the IHS Markit executive team. In this role he drove organic growth, acquisitions and strategic initiatives, expanding the division to over 6,000 colleagues globally and approximately $2 billion of revenue.
Adam had previously served as the company’s Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel where he led the human resources, legal, corporate communications, risk, regulatory affairs and strategic alliances functions.
Before joining Markit in 2009, Adam spent 17 years with Proskauer LLP as a corporate partner, focused on M&A, banking and securities regulation, and complex joint-venture transactions. Adam holds a B.A. in economics from Hobart College and received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law.
Adam has participated on advisory boards for government agencies and industry groups, including The World Economic Forum at Davos and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Adam is deeply committed to driving a diverse workplace and has been recognized for his initiatives in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, having been named a 2021 Top 50 Advocate globally by Empower and Yahoo! Finance.