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Jack Smith

Chief Technology Officer, Worldwide, GroupM Connect @ GroupM

Global CxO in media, advertising, tech and data. Startup vet with exits. Patents in machine learning and AI.

New York, New York

Ranked #426 out of 8,512 for Chief Technology Officer, Worldwide, GroupM Connect in New York

Jack Smith's Work Experience

GroupM

Chief Technology Officer, Worldwide, GroupM Connect

March 2013 to Present

Data Alliance

Member, Board of Directors

January 2013 to Present

University of Kentucky, College of Communication and Information

Advisory Board Member Emeritus

2010 to Present

Jack Smith's Education

University of Kentucky

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About Jack Smith's Current Company

GroupM

Global responsibility for product and technology design and development for trading, decisioning, data management, media investment and other critical media agency functions for the world's largest media investment management firm with $105bn in media billings annually (RECMA). Build the technology roadmap and execute onit. Concieve and design platforms for media channels that are programmatically traded today or...

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About Jack Smith

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Builder of products, platforms and businesses. Works daily with some of the smartest, most inspiring people imaginable making products that no one has ever made before. (Seriously.) Laughs often. Listens to noisy music. Takes photographs. Disassembles things to see how they work. Design nerd. Fixer. Father to two beautiful ladies and one mischevious coonhound. Prone to tangents. "Creative." Asks a lot of questions. Has never visited Denmark. Knows a thing or two about advertising and all the stuff you see below...Chief Technology Officer, Worldwide, GroupM Connect @ Global responsibility for product and technology design and development for trading, decisioning, data management, media investment and other critical media agency functions for the world's largest media investment management firm with $105bn in media billings annually (RECMA). Build the technology roadmap and execute onit. Concieve and design platforms for media channels that are programmatically traded today or will be tomorrow from display and video to social and search to radio and TV. Write strategic plans, execution plans and internal and external POV pieces on media, data and technology. Occasionally write product requirements document and code an interface prototype. Represent GroupM in pan WPP strategic development projects around data and technology. Advise media agencies on general technology strategy. Conduct structured review processes to evaluate and make technology build, buy and partner decisions. Define target M&A areas and identify target companies with global management and WPP management. Evaluate and make investment and M&A recommendations and decisions. Member of various global Executive Committees. Dual report to GroupM Global COO and Connect CEO. From March 2013 to Present (2 years 10 months) Member, Board of Directors @ Provide strategy and oversight for data acquisition efforts across all WPP operating companies. From January 2013 to Present (3 years) Advisory Board Member Emeritus @ Advise the Dean of the College of Communication and Information as a part of the External Advisory Board. Incredibly diverse board with extremely smart faculty at a great school. Go Cats! From 2010 to Present (5 years) Chief Product Officer @ Developed and evangelized the product vision for big data driven television, video advertising and technology company. Formulated and lead the technology platform, product, intellectual property and business strategies. Turned vision and strategy into reality by managing product team. Wrote bylines for industry publications and present at technology, research, video, advertising and marketing events. Reported directly to CEO. From January 2011 to January 2013 (2 years 1 month) Co-Founder @ Co-founder and CEO of company that used artificial intelligence to automate customer service and advertising in social media. Solariat was sold to Genesys, a leading provider of multi-channel customer experience and contact center solutions with over 3,500 customers in 80 countries. From January 2009 to 2011 (2 years) Founder and General Manager @ While at WPP Group, the world's largest communications services company, took The Media Innovation Group from a sketch on a napkin (I still have the napkin) to incubation to a fully operational company. I managed P&L but the really hard work was done by a really small team I was lucky enough to work with. Together, we built the first large scale advertising agency trading desk. Created services and technologies for audience based ad buying, planning and research in digital media. Conceived and developed the largest media agency controlled digital advertising network, B3. Conceived and built the first media data management platform, Zeus. I also worked closely with WPP Corporate Development on acquisitions, investments and strategic partnerships in media and research. Had a blast. From June 2007 to January 2009 (1 year 8 months) SVP, Product Strategy @ Head of strategy for publicly traded digital advertising and technology company. Responsible for day-to-day management of strategy products as well as diverse projects with ad sales, marketing and engineering. Member of executive management team. Worked closely with WPP Group corporate and agencies for two years leading to acquisition of 24/7 Real Media by WPP in June 2007. From 1999 to January 2009 (10 years) VP, Product Management @ Ran product management at an Internet company during one of the most tumultuous times in the brief history of the Internet. Amazing people at this company who have gone on to change an industry. While there we... Surfed the wave of the dot com boom. Rode out the dot com bust. Lived to tell it all. Merged with 24/7 Media in 2001. From 1999 to 2001 (2 years) Network Analyst, Corporate Network Engineering @ From 1997 to 1999 (2 years) Jack Smith is skilled in: Marketing, Big Data, Product, Digital Marketing, Technology, Television, Television Research, Marketing Strategy, Start-ups, Ad Serving, Ad Networks, SEM, Strategic Planning, Television advertising, Advertising


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