Illuminas Welcomes Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Adam Jennings

Illuminas, a full-service research consultancy that delivers strategic market intelligence across B2B and consumer markets worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to its leadership team – Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Adam Jennings. 

With over 15 years of experience in finance and operations, Mr. Jennings will utilize his diverse experience to creatively solve operational challenges, capitalize on financial opportunities, and help scale Illuminas for future growth.  As CFO/COO, he will lead finance, accounting, and operations teams as well as drive M&A activity for Illuminas. 

“As a former employee and vendor of Illuminas, I have always admired the company’s intelligence, attention to detail, drive toward excellence, and deep passion to add value to every employee, client and vendor relationship,” said Mr. Jennings. “I am overjoyed to be rejoining Illuminas as a member of their leadership team. I left Illuminas to grow my knowledge and experience as a CFO and COO, and I could not be happier to rejoin Illuminas as they accelerate on their journey.” 

Illuminas CEO Jay shutter remarked that Mr. Jennings’ experience in finance and operations aligns perfectly with where Illuminas is on their growth path. “The insights industry is experiencing pockets of hyper-growth in the midst of steady growth in core research practices. At the same time, attracting and retaining talent is a critical need alongside both business and digital transformation.”  

 “Adam spent 9 years helping us grow up as a business, culminating in a management led buyout before he left in 2015.  Illuminas is experiencing phenomenal growth and we are truly excited and lucky to have Adam back on the team to lead us financially and operationally as we transform and grow our business.” 




About Illuminas: 

Illuminas is a full-service research consultancy in Austin, Texas that delivers strategic market intelligence across B2B and consumer markets worldwide. The company is focused specifically on the technology industry and any other industry that intersects with technology. The largest technology companies in the world are able to make more informed business decisions because Illuminas generates the insights they need to drive action.  

Media Contact: 
Katie Williamson 
Marketing Associate, Illuminas