Diverse Paths of Leadership and Innovation: Steve Smith '86

February 21, 2018

2 p.m. Friday, Mar. 2, 2018

Steve Smith '86 will be the featured speaker in the Diverse Paths of Leadership and Innovation speaker series on Friday, March 2. The event, which is free and open to the public, will start at 2 p.m. in Noyce Science Center, Room 1023. The Donald and Winifred Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership is sponsoring the speaker series and associated course.

Prior to founding GCommerce, Smith worked as an executive for 15 years in market leading global sales and marketing organizations, such as Dorian Drake International, McQuay-Norris World Trade Corporation, and Iowa Export division of Ruan Corporation.

For more than 10 years, Smith has been an active angel investor in New York and the Upper Midwest, both as direct investor and angel investment aggregator. He also actively participates in numerous board advisory positions for early stage technology companies, especially those targeting supply chain efficiencies. Smith remains active in numerous trade associations such as the Auto Care Association as well as the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) as a technology and supply chain expert.