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Yale University 1991
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President, CBS Interactive

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Quincy Smith

Quincy Smith is a founding partner of CODE Advisors.

He formerly served as Chief Executive Officer, CBS Interactive for CBS Corporation. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the Company’s entire interactive strategy and helping to guide its implementation across CBS Corporation’s varied divisions and online businesses.

Prior to joining CBS in November 2006, Smith was an executive at Allen & Company, where he was involved with projects including multiple transactions for Google, Advertising.com’s sale to AOL, the del.icio.us sale to Yahoo, Neopets’ sale to Viacom, Loudeye’s sale to Nokia and CNET’s acquisition of Webshots, among other transactions. In this role he also worked with companies such as Comcast, the Weinstein Company and CBS, as well as investments for Allen & Company in SpotRunner, Fon, Ning and Sling Media, among others.

Prior to Allen & Company, Smith was a Founding Partner of The Barksdale Group, a venture capital firm. Previously, Smith spent five years at Netscape where he ran Investor Relations and Corporate Development and played a role in over 20 joint ventures, investments and acquisitions including Netscape’s ultimate sale to AOL. Prior to that, Smith was an investment banker for Morgan Stanley.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Flipboard 7/2010Series A$10.5M9
GroupSpaces 6/2010Venture Round$1.3M9

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  1. Meet Flipboard: Mike McCue Talks About Stealth "Social Magazine" Start-Up That Just Nabbed $10.5 Million in Funding (allthingsd.com) [edit]
  2. GroupSpaces secures $1.3 million and brings Valley players on board (eu.techcrunch.com) [edit]
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