Stephen M. Smith is CEO of Intellispark, a chair of the national board at College Possible and a member of the board of the National College Access Network. Steve is co-author of Who Do You Think You Are: Three Critical Conversations for Coaching Teens to College & Career Success, published by John Wiley & Sons.
Steve was previously president and chief product officer at Hobsons where he led global product strategy, corporate development, student data privacy and R&D. Steve joined Hobsons through the acquisition of Naviance, a leading college and career readiness technology platform used in 12,000 schools in more than 100 countries, where he was co-founder and chief executive.
Earlier in his career, Steven served as vice president of digital product development at Peterson’s, as a founding member of the internet consulting practice at Thomson Technology Services Group, and as a practitioner faculty member at The Johns Hopkins University and Montgomery College.
Steve earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history, cum laude, and an MBA from Cornell University.