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Al Smith

Chief Technology Officer

As chief technology officer, Al Smith leads the creative and technology teams behind iCIMS’ product portfolio to support millions of global platform users. Smith is leading the company as it develops innovative solutions that empower employers at every stage of the talent journey, allowing leaders to attract, engage, hire and advance the world’s best talent.

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 is passionate about anticipating customers’ and partners’ future needs and developing solutions to automate, streamline and improve talent goals and achieve business success.

He has modernized internal development and test engineering practices at iCIMS and transitioned iCIMS’ data hosting infrastructure. Under his leadership, iCIMS launched a data analytics program – Insights – which has been featured in top media publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, the TODAY Show, Financial Times, NBC News, Forbes and more. Over the past several years with iCIMS, Smith has led the release of award-winning solutions, integrations, the partner ecosystem and more.

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 a number of acquisitions with iCIMS.

Smith was recognized as one of the top 100 HR tech influencers of 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 by Human Resource Executive and the HR Technology Conference.

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