Vice President of Analytics
Gene Smith is an experienced marketing/creative technologist and executive bringing over 20 years of experience to the Soteryx team. He has technology development and digital experience including serving as the CTO at Ignite Social Media and lead technologist/manager at the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), as well as, an online public affairs consultant at Issue Dynamics Inc. He's had the pleasure of working with a wide range of clients, including Chrysler, Microsoft, Radisson, Samsung, Walgreens, Proctor & Gamble, the National Council of La Raza, the Human Rights Campaign, and the NAACP, to name a few. His passions include emerging technologies (such as, artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual reality, and blockchain), politics, and spending time with his 9-year-old son Elijah. Gene earned his MA at Howard University in African Studies and his undergraduate degree at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio.