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3rd U.S. CTO Engineer & Entrepreneur, shift7
As the third U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Smith and her team helped the President harness the power of technology, data, and innovation to advance the future of our nation and the world. Prior to her role as U.S. CTO, Smith served as Vice President of New Business Development at Google, managing early-stage partnerships across the company’s global engineering and product teams for nine years. She led acquisitions of Google Earth, Maps, and Picasa, championed diversity and inclusion, steered the shift of Google.org to include more direct engineering impact such as Google Crisis Response, and later served on the leadership team of Google[x], where she co-created SolveForX and Women Techmakers.