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Megan Smith

5 out of 5

Entrepreneur; Engineer; Third U.S. Chief Technology Officer & Former Assistant to the President

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 Megan Smith Biography

An award-winning entrepreneur, engineer, and tech evangelist, Smith served as the third U.S. Chief Technology Officer from 2014-2017 helping the President and his teams harness the power of data, innovation and technology on behalf of the nation. Smith recruited top tech talent to serve across government collaborating on pressing issues, from data science, AI and open source, to inclusive economic growth, entrepreneurship, structural inequalities, government tech innovation capacity, and criminal justice reform. Work included broad capacity building by co-creating all-hands-on-deck initiatives, including the public-private programs TechHire, the Computer Science for All initiative, and the Image of STEM campaigns.

Today Smith is CEO and co-founder of shift7, a company working collaboratively on systemic social, environmental and economic problems -- finding opportunities to scout and scale promising solutions and solution makers and engage proven tech-forward, open, shareable practices to drive direct impact, together. Prior to serving in government, Smith was vice president at Google for eleven years leading new business development for nine years and Google.org, and later in the leadership team at X founding SolveforX and WomenTechmakers. Smith led acquisitions of Google Earth, Maps, Picasa and engineering transition of Google.org. PlanetOut CEO leading online community and digital media in the early days of the Internet, Apple Japan, General Magic innovating early smart phones.

Board member of Vital Voices, LA Olympics 2028, Thinkof-Us; Co-founder of the Malala Fund and UN Solutions Summit, advisor to Silicon Valley Comes to the UK and the Algorithmic Justice League. Bachelors and masters degrees in mechanical engineering from MIT, master’s thesis at MIT Media Lab, serves on the MIT board as a life member. Member, Council on Foreign Relations and National Academy of Engineering.

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    Booking fees for Megan Smith, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Megan Smith, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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Megan Smith

5 out of 5

Entrepreneur; Engineer; Third U.S. Chief Technology Officer & Former Assistant to the President

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Washington, DC, USA
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Live Event: $50,000 - $100,000  
Virtual Event: $30,000 - $50,000

Megan Smith Biography

An award-winning entrepreneur, engineer, and tech evangelist, Smith served as the third U.S. Chief Technology Officer from 2014-2017 helping the President and his teams harness the power of data, innovation and technology on behalf of the nation. Smith recruited top tech talent to serve across government collaborating on pressing issues, from data science, AI and open source, to inclusive economic growth, entrepreneurship, structural inequalities, government tech innovation capacity, and criminal justice reform. Work included broad capacity building by co-creating all-hands-on-deck initiatives, including the public-private programs TechHire, the Computer Science for All initiative, and the Image of STEM campaigns.

Today Smith is CEO and co-founder of shift7, a company working collaboratively on systemic social, environmental and economic problems -- finding opportunities to scout and scale promising solutions and solution makers and engage proven tech-forward, open, shareable practices to drive direct impact, together. Prior to serving in government, Smith was vice president at Google for eleven years leading new business development for nine years and Google.org, and later in the leadership team at X founding SolveforX and WomenTechmakers. Smith led acquisitions of Google Earth, Maps, Picasa and engineering transition of Google.org. PlanetOut CEO leading online community and digital media in the early days of the Internet, Apple Japan, General Magic innovating early smart phones.

Board member of Vital Voices, LA Olympics 2028, Thinkof-Us; Co-founder of the Malala Fund and UN Solutions Summit, advisor to Silicon Valley Comes to the UK and the Algorithmic Justice League. Bachelors and masters degrees in mechanical engineering from MIT, master’s thesis at MIT Media Lab, serves on the MIT board as a life member. Member, Council on Foreign Relations and National Academy of Engineering.

Megan Smith Videos

  • Megan Smith | The 2019 MAKERS Conference
    Megan Smith, CEO, shift7, talks about the threat of AI from 2019 # MAKERSConference at Monarch Beach Resort. Watch more: ...
  • Megan J. Smith Gives 2018 Commencement Address at Bard College
    Entrepreneur and engineer Megan J. Smith delivers the address at Bard College's 158th commencement on Saturday, May 26, 2018.
  • Megan Smith on How Tech Drives Change | 2017 MAKERS
    Megan Smith reveals new ways tech can effect change and how women can incorporate STEM into our daily lives.

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  • How to book Megan Smith?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Megan Smith for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Megan Smith, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Megan Smith or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Megan Smith?

    Booking fees for Megan Smith, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Megan Smith, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Megan Smith?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Megan Smith for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Megan Smith for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Megan Smith or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Megan Smith or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Megan Smith is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Megan Smith for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Megan Smith generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Randi Zuckerberg, Beth Comstock, Sallie Krawcheck, Ray Kurzweil and Peter Diamandis. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Megan Smith for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Megan Smith Speaker Videos

  • Megan Smith | The 2019 MAKERS Conference
    Megan Smith, CEO, shift7, talks about the threat of AI from 2019 # MAKERSConference at Monarch Beach Resort. Watch more: ...
    Megan J. Smith Gives 2018 Commencement Address at Bard College
    Entrepreneur and engineer Megan J. Smith delivers the address at Bard College's 158th commencement on Saturday, May 26, 2018.
  • Megan Smith on How Tech Drives Change | 2017 MAKERS
    Megan Smith reveals new ways tech can effect change and how women can incorporate STEM into our daily lives.
    No Permission, No Apology Conference Keynote: Megan Smith
    Megan Smith's keynote talk at the MIT Media Lab's No Permission, No Apology conference on 9/9/16.
  • 2016 Smith College Commencement Speaker Megan Smith
    In her Commencement address, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith urged members of the Smith class of 2016 to tap their own “creative confidence” to help change the world.

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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