As chief technology officer, Al Smith leads the creative and technology teams behind iCIMS’ product portfolio, providing its 4,000+ clients with the industry’s leading cloud platform for recruiting.
Smith joined iCIMS in 2015 as vice president of technology with responsibility for iCIMS Labs, encompassing the product management, business analysis, development, quality assurance, research, architecture and production teams. He modernized internal development and test engineering practices, transitioned iCIMS’ data hosting infrastructure and launched iNSIGHTS (the company’s data analytics program), UNIFi (iCIMS’ partner ecosystem), Offer (iCIMS’ award-winning, end-to-end job offer management solution) and the iCIMS Development Platform.
Before joining iCIMS, Smith held senior technology and executive positions at Revitas, IBM, Princeton Softech, HP, Bluestone Software, Astea and GE. His product experience includes service management, revenue management, contract management, information management, data governance and application server middleware. During his career, he has participated in more than a dozen mergers and acquisitions, including iCIMS’ 2018 acquisition of mobile recruiting platform TextRecruit and the 2019 acquisition of Jibe, a state-of-the-art recruiting technology for sourcing, nurturing and marketing to candidates.
Smith was recognized as one of the top 100 HR tech influencers of 2019 and 2020 by Human Resource Executive and the HR Technology Conference.
"My core value at iCIMS is kaizen. Great teams aren’t built overnight, they come together one day at a time through constant and consistent improvement. A successful organization is built from employees that know to invest in themselves."