Adam Calica

Adam Calica

Head of Product
Built In


I do a smorgasbord of startup things.

I'm up for

General networking
Hacking over coffee
Meeting other founders
Sharing ideas


Growth hacking
Product design


Product 1-3 years
A/B testing Intermediate
Conversions Intermediate
Mobile product Development Basic
Multivariate Testing Intermediate
Product Discovery and Definition Intermediate
Product Lifecycle Management Intermediate
Product Marketing Basic
Product Rollout & Launch Strategy Basic
Product Strategy Basic
Web Analytics Advanced


2011 - current
Head of Product

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my activity

Adam posted a new job: Senior Front End Web Developer
“ The Impact Lab is seeking a front end developer to join its growing Chicago-based team. We are a data science shop that works on projects in fields such as energy, health, and community development. Our clients are nonprofits, governments, foundation... ”
“ Hiring ROCKSTAR video editor with advanced after effects skills Our production company is looking for a ROCKSTAR editor with advanced after effects skills.We are taking our post production capabilities to the next level.  To work with us yo... ”
Adam posted a new job: Office Manager/Executive Assistant
“ Uncommon LLC, a Chicago-based custom mobile accessories brand, is seeking an OFFICE MANAGER/EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT to immediately join our entrepreneurial team, managing our day-to-day operations and providing executive level support to our CEO and Gene... ”
Adam posted a new job: Javascript Instructor
“ We are looking for a talented individual that has the unique combination of JS technical ability and enjoys teaching.The Full-Stack JavaScript Development Accelerator teaches students how to build web applications. This is a full-time job for two mon... ”
Adam posted a new job: Product Manager
“ Built In is the #1 LOCAL online hub for tech startups and high growth companies. Currently we are in Chicago, Colorado, Los Angeles and Austin. We have strong revenue, great investors and are growing rapidly. Due to recent growth and expansion of pro... ”
“ Event Coordinator- Event Planning, Marketing, Sales  We are seeking an experienced event coordinator to lead our events first in Chicago and then nationally. This event coordinator, who will be based in Chicago, will help lead the best tech... ”
“ Hi Stacy, we pull in these events from, it does look like there will be an event tomorrow: ”
Adam Calica has a new connection.
Adam Calica has a new connection.
Adam posted a new job: FT Staff Writer
“ Built In is a network of local, niche online communities for Internet and software entrepreneurs. We currently operate, and, and will be rapidly expanding into other markets in 20... ”

recent blog posts

Adam Calica
Dag Kittlaus, the creator of Apple’s Siri, has a new venture up his sleeves: Viv Labs, an artificial intelligence startup that is tasking itself with creating a program for answering any question and performing any task. Essentially, the Viv Labs product is a big step up from Siri (she often gets...
VIEWS: 240
Adam Calica
Both Brian Spaly, CEO of men’s e-commerce platform Trunk Club, and Nordstrom have confirmed reports that the Seattle-based retail giant has bought Trunk Club. Though neither party confirmed an amount for the deal, Recode named a $350 million price tag.
VIEWS: 421
Adam Calica
With little cash to fully develop products, many startups can't get past the validation and iteration stages. The tool of choice for many facing this problem is seed capital. It has been preached that the key to any seed investment is to take just enough to get you to the next step but not anymore.
VIEWS: 941

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