CEO and Co-Founder at Seedchange, CEO and Founder of The Vault
Currently Kevin is a Co-Founder and CEO of Seedchange, an online platform allowing accredited investors to discover, research and invest in tech startups already carefully selected and analyzed by a team of legal and investment pros. Kevin founded The Vault, innovative startup ecosystem and a collaborative community ranked in the top 100 coworking spaces in the U.S. and voted San Francisco's #1 co-working space in LinkedIn.
Mr. Smith was educated at Stanford University's law school and previously was employed with BlackRock, Barclays Global Investors, and the law firm Davis, Polk & Wardwell. He led the development of new iShares products and businesses around the world including development and introduction of equity and fixed income ETFs and expansion of iShares to Mexico, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia. He ran IPOs, acquisitions and other transactions for tech companies in Silicon Valley at Davis Polk & Wardwell.
Before law school, Kevin co-founded a management consulting firm, CBSD, in Moscow and worked as a consultant for Levi Strauss & Co. and Xerox.