Jeff Smith, co-founder of Smule
In the wake of having some accomplishment as a serial business visionary, Jeff Smith chose propelling a startup didn’t should be an all day work.
So in 2008 subsequent to enlisting at Stanford to seek after a PhD in Computer Music, he helped to establish Smule one of his best undertakings yet!
The additional outstanding task at hand didn’t prevent him from developing; he was instrumental in making a portion of the principal intelligent versatile applications that used the iPhone mouthpiece.
Right up ’til today, in excess of 350 million individuals everywhere throughout the world have utilized one of the organization’s items.
Jeffrey Christopher Smith is an American entrepreneur based out of San Francisco, CA. He is the co-founder and CEO of Smule, a developer of apps and a social platform for music creation and collaboration.
Smith began his career as a software engineer at IBM’s Scientific Research Center and has held senior roles at several technology companies, including Frame Technology, Ashton-Tate, and Hewlett-Packard. Subsequently, Smith co-founded a consumer electronic publishing business that he sold to Novell/WordPerfect.
Smith co-founded his second company, Tumbleweed Communications in 1992. Tumbleweed attracted well-known partners and customers, notably Datek Online Holdings, UPS, Pitney Bowes, Chase Manhattan Bank, and the U.S. Postal Service. As CEO, Smith grew the company to several thousand customers, and eventually took it public on the Nasdaq (‘TMWD’).
Smith co-founded a third company, Simplify Media, where he served on the board. Simplify Media was eventually acquired by Google, and Smith set off to pursue a Ph.D in Computer Music at Stanford University. He actually co-founded Smule while pursuing his Ph.D.
In 2013, Smith completed his Ph.D. with the thesis “Correlation analyses of encoded music performance”, where he documented cultural differences of music performance interpretation. He is now also an Assistant Consulting Professor at Stanford’s Department of Music.Smith previously received a B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford and has co-authored twenty-seven patents.
|Alma mater||Stanford University|
|Occupation||Co-founder and CEO of Smule|
|Notable work||Thesis: Correlation analyses of encoded music performance, 2013|