Jeff Smith has over 30 years domestic and international high technology sales, marketing, business development, corporate development and venture capital experience in multiple industry markets. Jeff was most recently with RBM Technologies, a leading cloud based retail software company that was successfully sold. Prior to RBM, Jeff was the Founding and Managing Partner of XcelR8 Partners that provided business development consulting services to accelerate revenue traction for early stage companies. Jeff has held executive positions at other software companies including Commerce One as VP of Business Development, Corporate Development and GM of Commerce One Ventures. Prior, he held leadership roles in sales, business development, marketing, and product line management at BlueCurve (acquired by Red Hat), Sybase, Technology Concepts (acquired by Bell Atlantic) and Unisys. Jeff has angel investment, advisory and board of directors experience at for profit and non-profit organizations.
Jeff is an honors graduate of Boston College School of Management, received his MBA from Southern New Hampshire University, his Masters in International Management/Finance from Thunderbird, is APICS Certified and has taken several executive education programs at both Stanford and UC Berkeley. Smith enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and is an avid outdoorsman.