Adam Met

Adam Met

Bassist for AJR, Founder of Planet Reimagined, Professor at Columbia University

Adam Met, Ph.D. seamlessly transitions between roles as musician, educator, advocate,
and scholar. As the world renown bassist in the multi-platinum band AJR, he has played
in front of millions of fans worldwide, with the band's music resonating across
continents and garnering over 8 billion streams.

Beyond the stage, Met is deeply invested in environmental sustainability, founding the
climate advocacy nonprofit, Planet Reimagined. The organization trains fellows, future
climate leaders from around the world, to research and foster policy change both locally
and internationally. They collectively utilize media and strategic advocacy to appeal to
vast audiences on environmental issues from energy to agriculture to technology and

Met works closely with the U.S. Congress, the White House, and various local and
national agencies, contributing to the formulation of progressive renewable energy
policies and impactful legislation. He is also an advocate with the United Nations Development
Programme, raising awareness about sustainability and promoting solutions to global

In the halls of academia, Met shares his extensive knowledge as a professor at
Columbia University, guiding students in climate, policy, and movement building. His
academic journey is diverse, encompassing degrees in business and philosophy (B.A.,
Columbia University) constitutional religious law (M.A., New York University) and human
rights law and sustainable development (Ph.D., University of Birmingham, UK). He
contributes to numerous esteemed publications, including TIME, Rolling Stone, Billboard
Magazine, Fortune, Mashable, and Quartz, and is a featured expert on CNN, MSNBC, and
ABC. Met has lectured and hosted conferences at various universities and renown
speaking institutions including EXPO, Concordia, Chautauqua and TEDx.