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Twitter@jkellonsmith
BirthplaceKentucky

Degrees

University of Kentucky, Degree
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Current Companies

Managing Partner, Director of Digital Platforms Worldwide
Advisory Board Member

Former Companies

Founder/General Manager, Media Innovation Group
SVP, Product Strategy
VP, Product Management
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Simulmedia

Jack Smith

Jack is Managing Partner, Director of Digital Platforms Worldwide for GroupM. One of world’s leading digital advertising visionaries, Jack was Chief Product Officer of Simulmedia. He was also a founder of Solariat, a venture backed company that uses artificial intelligence for social media marketing and analysis. Previously, Jack founded and ran the MIG (now Xaxis) for WPP Group, the world’s largest communications services company. At the MIG, he created ZAP & B3 to help agencies and advertisers improve the process of planning, buying, trafficking and optimizing digital media advertising campaigns. Prior to The MIG, Jack was SVP, Product Strategy at 24/7 Real Media, a leading provider of digital advertising technologies and services and now a unit of WPP.

Jack is also a veteran of The Hearst Corporation, where he was Director of Operations for the WISN Division responsible for the operation of two radio stations. He serves on the National Advisory Board of the University of Kentucky College of Communications and Information Studies. He lives in New York with his wife, two daughters and large hound dog.

Recent Milestones

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    Jack Smith added a position as Managing Partner, Director of Digital Platforms Worldwide at GroupMe. (3/1/13)
    Posted 4/2/13 at 8:52am
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    Jack Smith added a position as Chief Product Officer at Simulmedia. (1/1/11)
    Posted 2/16/11 at 3:30pm
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    Jack Smith added a position as Advisory Board Member at University of Kentucky. (1/1/10)
    Posted 8/8/13 at 12:58am
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    Jack Smith added a position as Founder at Solariat. (1/1/09)
    Posted 8/5/10 at 9:33am
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    Jack Smith added a position as Founder/General Manager, Media Innovation Group at WPP. (1/1/07)
    Posted 8/5/10 at 9:33am
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    Jack Smith added a position as VP, Product Management at Real Media. (1/1/99)
    Posted 8/5/10 at 9:33am
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    Jack Smith added a position as SVP, Product Strategy at 24/7 Real Media. (1/1/99)
    Posted 8/5/10 at 9:33am
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    Jack Smith added a position as Network Analyst, Corporate Network Engineering at manpower. (1/1/97)
    Posted 8/8/13 at 12:59am
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    Jack Smith added a position as Founder/General Manager at Media Innovation Group.
    Posted 2/16/11 at 3:30pm

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