Adam Peruta

Adam Peruta is an Associate Professor in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and the director for the Advanced Media Management master’s program — a program that puts students at the intersection of media, technology, and business, all with a focus on emerging technologies.

He teaches courses in emerging media, UI/UX design, media entrepreneurship, and product development. For his efforts in the classroom, Syracuse University awarded him with the Meredith Teaching Award — the university’s highest honor for outstanding teaching. This year, students at the Newhouse school voted him professor of the year. Through his mentoring and advising, his students have won 90+ awards in national competitions.

Through his teaching and research, he examines issues such as how generative AI will impact the future of the media business and how media and communications professionals must adapt emerging technologies such as this.

Outside of the classroom Adam is an avid endurance athlete, having completed numerous marathons, Ironman triathlons, ultra-distance triathlons, and ultramarathons at the 50 and 100-mile distances.