Adrian McDermott

Adrian McDermott

President of Products, Zendesk

Adrian has served as a member of the board of directors since February 2019. He has been leading the Product Management and Engineering teams for Zendesk since 2010 and is currently Zendesk’s President of Products. Zendesk is a publicly traded, web-based customer service software company founded in Denmark and now headquartered in San Francisco, California. Previously, he was Chief Technical Officer at Attributor, where he managed web crawling and content identification systems for text, video and images. Adrian was the first engineer hired by Plumtree Software and remained with the company through the IPO and subsequent acquisition by BEA. He currently serves on the Bay Area advisory board for the non-profit Street Soccer USA and a member of the advisory board of directors for the startup Be My Eyes that is helping to bring sight to blind and low vision people.

Adrian holds a B.Sc. in computer science from De Montfort University.