Jeff Smith is a 30 year enterprise software industry executive and currently coaches and mentors young technology company executives through the Tech Futures Group in Berkeley, CA. Prior operating roles include sales, product line management, business and corporate development, alliance management and corporate venture capital management. Smith is a passionate environmentalist, outdoorsman and diver. He was the prior Chair and Board Member of the National Wildlife Refuge Association and has been actively involved in several land trusts in California. Jeff is an honors graduate of Boston College School of Management, received his MBA from Southern New Hampshire University, his Masters in International Management/ Finance from Thunderbird, has taken several executive education programs at Stanford and recently obtained a Professional Certificate in the Advanced Program in Sustainability Management from UC Berkeley.