About The Speaker
Jay Smith is a culture leader with a customer-centric mindset and a relentless focus on results. An intellectual blend of technology and business with a reputation for dismantling silos to launch innovative and profitable products & services. Jay lives a set of values based on trust, respect, accountability, and collaboration which enable rapid transformation by capturing the hearts and minds of teams. Thriving in high-pressure, fast-paced environments across diverse industries with a progressive leadership style maximizes velocity, quality, value creation, and employee engagement. A commitment to empowerment, risk-taking, and a safe environment inspires innovation which provides the confidence to lead and motivate large organizations. His experience at the executive level has honed the maturity and change leadership required for successful growth in the most difficult corporate environments. Currently, Jay is the CIO -head of technology and innovation- for TracFone Wireless, a company with revenues of $8B and 21M subscribers. He is strategically focused on culture & talent, agile transformation, innovation, and cloud.