Adam Glant was raised in and around the industry of textile design. His first two jobs were working in textile mills in France and Italy during high school, learning about textile design and construction. He earned his undergraduate degree in international relations from the University of Pennsylvania and later graduated from the University of Washington School of Law. Prior to his transition to Glant Textiles, Adam was a corporate attorney at Perkins Coie in Seattle, where his work focused on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and international business transactions. During his time at the law firm, Adam managed to find time to visit the family mill in Italy in order to assist in corporate governance, business development, and design. Adam joined Glant in an official capacity in the fall of 2011.