Mr. Smith brings extensive business skills and experience in the fields of corporate development, strategy and risk management, including leadership skills developed at the corporate, business unit, and departmental team levels. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Smith served as the managing director of Smooth Canyon LLC, a corporate development and strategy consultancy. Prior to that, Mr. Smith served as the vice president of corporate development and general counsel for Ivanti (f.k.a. LANDESK Software), the leading provider of end-to-end service management solutions. He began his career as an attorney for the Silicon Valley law firm Cooley Godward where he worked in the fund formation and corporate departments, assisting in transactions throughout the life cycle of a company from fund formation and financings through liquidity events.
Mr. Smith earned a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Brigham Young University and a Juris Doctorate degree from the Boston University School of Law.