William P. Adamopoulos

CEO of Forbes Media Asia

Will Adamopoulos is the CEO of Forbes Media Asia Pte Ltd and also serves as the CEO/Asia for Forbes Media LLC. He joined Forbes in 1999 and established Forbes’ Asia headquarters. During his 20 year tenure with Forbes, he launched Forbes Asia magazine as well as local Forbes editions in Japan, China, Korea, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam. He also developed a highly successful conference and events business, led by the Forbes Global CEO Conference – an annual gathering of global CEOs, tycoons, entrepreneurs and thought leaders.  


Prior to joining Forbes, Adamopoulos was the Publisher and Managing Director of The Asian Wall Street Journal, and the President of Dow Jones Publishing Company (Asia).  


Adamopoulos is Senior Advisor to BandLab Technologies, Pacific Century Group, One Championship, Barings Private Equity Asia and a member of the Jr. NBA Asia Advisory Council.  


A 1984 graduate of Harvard College where he studied economics, Adamopoulos is based in Singapore.