Executive Director, Private to Public Strategy, Morgan Stanley at Work
Sam Adams is currently an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley at Work leading a specialized team focused on helping private companies transition their stock plans into the public market. Prior to this role Sam lead the global equity team at DoorDash through building a best-in-class equity infrastructure to operate as a growing public company and a tremendously successful IPO in 2020. She also led MuleSoft’s global equity team through an IPO in 2017 and subsequent acquisition by Salesforce in 2018. Additionally, she designed MuleSoft’s Total Rewards and Mobility practices, including global compensation programs, ESPP, and employee benefit packages. Sam was also a key member on the Trulia legal team managing all things stock and corporate compliance through their IPO in 2012 and subsequent acquisition by Zillow in 2015. Sam received a BA in Sociology from UCLA in 2004 and the CEP designation in 2015.