Adam Weissenberg is the global leader of the travel, hospitality, and leisure (THL) segment at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, where he is responsible for overseeing one of the largest global industry practices, which includes more than 1,200 professionals. He heads the strategic direction, operational execution, and overall leadership of the THL industry. He actively serves as a senior advisor to many of Deloitte’s largest Fortune 500 hospitality, gaming, and food service clients. Adam is also the lead client service partner to one of the firm’s top 20 audit accounts.
Adam also serves as the national managing partner for clients and industries, responsible for creating a culture of growth for Deloitte’s US audit practice. In this role, Adam drives the growth strategy, focusing on the firm’s most strategic existing and emerging audit clients. Key elements of the strategy include deepening industry specialization, strengthening partner capabilities and deployment, aligning account activities across regions and globally, and driving the brand strategy.
With over 20 years in the THL marketplace, Adam speaks frequently at national industry conferences and summits, including the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), and the New York University International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, where he serves on the steering committee. He is also a frequent speaker at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, where he serves on the Center for Hospitality Research advisory board. In 2012, Adam was named one of the top 90 Influential Hotelies from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration. Outside of Deloitte, Adam serves on the board and audit committee of the UJA of New York and as chairman of the board and CEO of the Cancer Hope Network. Adam received a bachelor of science from Cornell University in hotel and restaurant administration, and a master of business administration from Columbia University, where he majored in accounting and finance.