Developer Profile: Adam Crombleholme | Principal Operations Strategist

Meet Adam Crombleholme, special operations problem solver and automation changemaker.
Discover Technology Staff
February 15, 2023

Solving problems through processes and automation

Adam Crombleholme works on the Strategic Projects team within Special Operations, acting as an in-house consultant who helps teams creatively solve their problems. The Strategic Projects team collaborates across the organization as connectors to solve complex problems, accelerate adoption of diverse solutions, and drive results on the most pressing cross-functional initiatives.

With an eye towards data and creativity, Adam's vast skillset includes building problem-solving strategies and frameworks, diagnostic measuring, process assessment, and improvement.

Adam was instrumental in creating a process that helped deliver a reduction of more than 75k hours of manual processes, an initiatve that benefited the overall engineering community at Discover®.

"I enjoy working at Discover because our company fosters a continuously evolving and community-driven environment. Here you can find plenty of thoughtful partners with bold ideas ready to make beneficial change," Adam notes.

Get to know more about Adam

What are your favorite hobbies?

I enjoy going to concerts, photography, exercising, outdoor activities, and traveling.

What's your caffeine of choice?


In virtual meetings, do you want cameras on or off?

I prefer my camera off.

Pick a pet


What is your favorite movie?

I'm typically a fan of any Christopher Nolan or Martin Scorsese movies.

What's the best thing you've ever eaten?

That's a hard one! I'd have to say pastor tacos from Tomato Taqueria in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Can you describe the moment when you knew your future was in tech?

When I copy/pasted my first index.html file consisting of tables with inline styles into the World Wide Web.

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