Michael Adler

Co-Founding Partner 

Michael Adler is the Senior Managing Partner for AC Lion International and Co-Founding Partner of AC Lion Venture Partners. As Senior Managing Partner, he has executed executive level searches for over 600 top digital and emerging technology companies including Google, Yext, Yahoo, WebMD and Ogilvy. Within ACLVP, Michael Adler focuses on providing strategic advisory and consultation to early stage private start up companies across New York, California and other metropolitan areas across the US and Canada. 

Prior to joining AC Lion, Michael gained notoriety as VP of Finance and New Business Development at Visual Radio, LLC, an advanced communications, internet and new media venture capital fund, where he served on the senior investment decision board, raised capital for portfolio companies and assisted companies with growing their sales. Michael has previously worked in investment banking for Toronto Dominion Securities, specializing in media and telecommunications, as well as Bank of America Securities. 

Michael graduated from Whittier College with a BA in Business Administration, with a concentration in Economics and Finance. 


AC Lion International listed on "Best Executive Search Firms 2017" by Forbes. 


Michael Adler speaks on the hiring patterns and work trends of major digital agencies.