Megan Smith

Former Vice President, New Business Development at Google, Inc.

Megan Smith

Megan Smith

Former Vice President, New Business Development at Google, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

PlanetOut, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

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Number of Boards

5

Number of Awards

2

Relationships
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Co-Founder at Vital Voices Global Partnership, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Vital Voices Global Partnership, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Vital Voices Global Partnership, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Partner at SYPartners LLC

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Owner at The Dreyfoos Group

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Herman Phleger Visiting Professor of Law at Stanford University - Stanford Law School

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Former President at Southern Newspaper Publishers Association

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Chief Operating Officer at Index Ventures

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Head of Developer Programs Engineering at Google Cloud Platform

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Founder at One Laptop Per Child Foundation

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Megan Smith
Former Vice President, New Business Development at Google, Inc.
Education
Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Career History
Chief Technology Officer
2014 - Prior

Congress established the Office of Science and Technology Policy in 1976 with a broad mandate to advise the President and others within the Executive Office of the President on the effects of science and technology on domestic and international affairs. The 1976 Act also authorizes OSTP to lead interagency efforts to develop and implement sound science and technology policies and budgets, and to work with the private sector, state and local governments, the science and higher education communities, and other nations toward this end.

Vice President
2012 - 2014

[x+1] is the only marketing technology company recognized as a leader in both the Forrester DMP and DSP Wave Reports. [x+1] Origin Platform is a programmatic marketing hub that empowers the world's best brands to engage audiences in progressively relevant conversations across a full spectrum of paid and owned digital channels. [x+1] Origin Data Management Platform (DMP), powered by the Predictive Optimization Engine (POE) and a wholly-integrated DSP, blends first and third-party data with predictive decisioning to engage audiences across online display, mobile web, apps, email, site, and other digital channels. This is why the world's best brands including seven of the top financial services advertisers rely on [x+1] for their programmatic marketing. The company is headquartered in New York City with offices in Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan and California. For more information visit www.xplusone.com

Vice President
2012 - 2014

X Development LLC, a subsidiary of Alphabet, Inc., is a company headquartered in Mountain View, CA, that conducts research and development in a range of non-conventional fields. It was founded by Yoky Matsuoka.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior - 2014

Technology Review, Inc. operates as a digitally oriented global media company. It equip its audiences with the intelligence to understand a world shaped by technology. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Member, MIT Corporation
Prior

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

President, Board of Directors
Prior

Google.org develops technologies to help address global challenges and supports innovative partners through grants, investments and in-kind resources.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $25K
2017

Vital Voices Global Partnership, Inc. is a non-profit organization, which engages in the provision of training programs for women leaders. Its activities include signature programs, individualized investments, network activation and global advocacy, and thought leadership. The company was founded by Alyse Nelson, Melanne Verveer, and Mary Daley Yerrick in 1997 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

$10K - $25K
2016

Vital Voices Global Partnership, Inc. is a non-profit organization, which engages in the provision of training programs for women leaders. Its activities include signature programs, individualized investments, network activation and global advocacy, and thought leadership. The company was founded by Alyse Nelson, Melanne Verveer, and Mary Daley Yerrick in 1997 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Political Donations
$1,000
2012

Senator from Wisconsin

$500
2011

Senator from Wisconsin

$5,000
2011
Investments
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Indiegogo, Inc. owns and operates a crowd funding platform used to raise capital for creative, commercial, entrepreneurial, and cause-based projects. The company was founded by Danae Ringelmann, Eric Schell, and Slava Rubin in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #45
2015
Fast Company Magazine - 100 Most Creative People in Business
2015
Washingtonian Magazine - Tech Titans, Government 2.0
Events
Speaker
Half Moon Bay, CA, United States
Bloomberg Next Big Thing Summit (California)

The Bloomberg Next Big Thing Summit is a two day conference Bloomberg Link is building in partnership with Bloomberg West and Bloomberg News. The summit convenes the most influential investors and entrepreneurs in technology, science and data to examine the future of technology, business and how innovation is changing the human experience. The program will look at the hunt for the ‘Next Big Thing,’ the future of money, mobile, design and the technologies that are reshaping industries.

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2013 Milken Institute Global Conference

Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

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