Leadership Team

Jim DeVries
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

Jim DeVries is Chairman of our Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of ADT. Jim joined ADT in 2016 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, was appointed President in September 2017, CEO in December 2018 and Chairman in 2023. Prior to joining ADT, he spent nearly a decade at Allstate Insurance Company, serving as Executive Vice President of Operations as well as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, with responsibility for real estate and administration, human resources, and procurement. Jim has also held various executive and management roles at Principal Financial Group, Ameritech, Quaker Oats Company, and Andrew Corporation.

Currently, he serves on the board of directors of ABM, a leading provider of integrated facility services and solutions, and is Lead Director on the board of Amsted Industries Inc., a diversified global manufacturer of industrial components. He is a past board member of the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago, the Chicago Public Library Foundation, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa.

Jim holds a bachelor’s degree from Trinity International University, a master’s degree from Loyola University, and a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.


Jamie Haenggi
Executive Vice President, Solar

Jamie Haenggi has served as our Executive Vice President, Solar, since December 2022. From September 2017 to December 2022, Jamie has held senior roles at ADT, including Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Chief Growth Officer and Chief Customer Officer. With nearly 30 years of experience in the security and telecom industries, Jamie is recognized as a leader who builds cultures that inspire world-class customer service and team engagement. Prior to joining ADT in 2016, Jamie was Chief Marketing & Customer Experience Officer at Protection One and Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President of Customer Experience at Vonage, Inc., a leading communications solution provider. She also led sales and marketing departments at ADT in previous years as well as at Holmes Protection Group and National Guardian Corporation.

Jamie currently serves on the board of directors for Enphase Energy, a global energy management technology company and the Board of Visitors for Taylor University.

Jamie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and Japanese from the University of Minnesota. She has been honored in the Marketing Hall of Femme and is a multi-year SAMMY Industry Marketing Award winner. 


DeLu Jackson
Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

DeLu Jackson has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer since February 2023, where he leverages his over 20 years of marketing and brand leadership with the world’s most recognizable brands to drive ADT’s transformation forward. In October 2023, his leadership extended to ADT's communications department. From September 2021 to February 2023, DeLu served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining ADT, he served as Vice President, Precision Marketing at Conagra Brands from August 2017 to September 2021, where he was responsible for integrated marketing, e-commerce, brand strategy, and advertising. DeLu’s career includes senior roles for domestic and international brands, including Kellogg Company, McDonald’s, Audi, Nissan and Subaru.

DeLu serves as a board member of Latham Group, Inc.

He holds a Master of Business Administration from the NYU Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Politics from Princeton University.


Jeff Likosar
President, Corporate Development and
Transformation, and Chief Financial Officer

Jeff Likosar has served as our President, Corporate Development, and Chief Transformation Officer, since August 2022. In April 2024, he was named our Chief Financial Officer, returning to a position in which he served from February 2017 to August 2022, and had held on a interim basis since December 2023. In addition to leading our finance organization, Jeff is also responsible for corporate development activities including strategic planning, M&A, and transformation execution. Before joining ADT, he served as CFO at Gardner Denver, a leading global provider of high-quality industrial equipment, technologies, and services through a family of highly recognized brands. Prior to that, Jeff served in various executive finance roles at Dell Technologies, a multinational public technology equipment and services company, and at GE, where he held various roles across the Appliances, Plastics, and Aviation Divisions.

Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School.


David Scott
Executive Vice President, Chief People and Administration Officer

David Scott has served as our Executive Vice President, Chief People and Administration Officer since September 2023. He is responsible for the Company’s human resources, real estate, security and environmental, health and safety functions. Prior to joining ADT, David served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer at DISH Network from February 2018 to July 2023, where he led an HR transformation and oversaw real estate, construction, travel, security and corporate dining. David began his career at Walmart, where he served for 20 years in various HR leadership roles, eventually serving as Senior Vice President of Talent and Organizational Effectiveness before his departure.

David currently serves as an Advisory Board Member of RemotelyMe.

He is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in business.


David Smail
Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

David Smail has served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary since February 2019 and has more than 30 years of legal experience in the U.S. and internationally, including 10 years of law firm corporate and securities transactional practice, and more than 20 years in public company general counsel roles. From August 2015 to September 2018, he served as Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer for Scientific Games Corporation, a leading developer and provider of technology-based products, systems, platforms and services for the global gaming and lottery industries. Prior to that, he held the role of Executive Vice President & General Counsel at Morgans Hotel Group, an international hospitality company, and previously was Executive Vice President and Group General Counsel of global advertising and communications services group Havas S.A. David also was a partner in the international law firm Hogan Lovells (previously Hogan & Hartson).

He received a J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School and a B.A. summa cum laude in Biology and French from Macalester College.


Wayne Thorsen
Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer

Wayne Thorsen has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer since joining ADT in January 2023 and is responsible for leading ADT’s product, innovation, business development and partnership teams. From May 2018 until January 2023, Wayne served as Vice President, Devices and Services Business Development at Google, where he led partnerships for Nest, Pixel, Chromecast, Google Home, Fitbit, Google Labs, Google Fi and the smart home ecosystem. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President, Marketing and Strategic Partnerships at Social Finance, Inc. (SoFi), a personal finance company, from 2017 to 2018. He has more than 15 years of experience in business development, strategic partnerships and product and marketing development, including leadership roles at SoFi, Viacom, Telefónica Digital and Microsoft.

Wayne holds a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Columbia University.


Donald Young
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Don Young has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since April 2021 and is responsible for leading the company’s field office and call center operations, IT, and procurement. Previously, Don was our Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President, Field Operations from December 2018 to April 2021, and our Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer from September 2017 to December 2018. He has more than 30 years of experience in the security industry, including executive roles at Protection One, Stanley Security Solutions, ASG Security and Securitylink.

Don also held leadership positions within security industry associations as past president of both The Monitoring Association and Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response. He began his career in the security industry after serving four years in the United States Air Force as a computer programmer analyst.

Don holds an Associate Degree in Data Processing from the Community College of the Air Force and a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Management from the American Military University.