Sam Smith


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  • Languages:  English
Sam Smith
Sam Smith

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Sam.Smith@russellreynolds.com

San Francisco
+1-415-352-3300

Palo Alto
+1-650-233-2400

Sam Smith


Sam Smith is a member of the firm’s Technology team, where he specializes in the Software Engineering and Technology Officers Practices. Based in San Francisco, Sam works closely with industry leaders to help recruit top executive talent across the sector, providing tailored solutions to a range of leadership challenges. He is a trusted advisor to boards and C-suites on disruption and transformation underpinned by digital innovation, including product, engineering, information technology and cybersecurity. In addition, Sam works closely with private equity firms to recruit senior leaders to their portfolio companies. Recent searches include a CIO search for a leading call center technology company, a CTO search for a direct-to-consumer fashion business and a CTO search for a growing financial technology company.

Previous Experience


Sam joined Russell Reynolds Associates from a leading US management consulting and recruitment firm, where he was a Principal. In this role, he managed a portfolio of technology companies and focused on business development, strategic guidance, business process outsourcing and trust and safety issues. Previously, Sam managed operations for Hugh & Crye, a men’s apparel ecommerce brand based in Washington, DC. He began his career in social media development and legal work.

Education & Affiliations


Sam holds a BA in political communication from the George Washington University and a JD from Georgetown University. He is also a member of the Maryland State Bar Association.


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Technology, Technology Officers


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  • Languages:  English

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