Empire State Development
Kenneth Adams serves as Empire State Development President & CEO and Commissioner of the New York State Department of Economic Development. In these positions, Mr. Adams works to promote economic practices that attract business and create jobs throughout New York State. Mr. Adams previously was President & CEO of The Business Council of New York State, the state’s leading business association. Mr. Adams was also President of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and Director of the MetroTech Business Improvement District in Downtown Brooklyn.