Austin Thomas Smith

 

 

Senior Strategy Professional with a unique blend of entrepreneurial, consulting and managerial experience. A dynamic leader with a passion for technology and focus on execution with demonstrated experience in taking vaguely defined tasks, establishing a clear vision/strategy and delivering impactful results. A skilled negotiator and dealmaker successful at building corporate value for Fortune 100 companies.

 

S K I L L S

  • Creative Problem Solving/Thinking
  • Project Management/Delivery
  • 7 and 8 Figure Deal Negotiation
  • Major Contract Negotiation
  • Supply Chain/Sourcing Strategy
  • Strategic Vendor/Client Relationships

 

  • Technology Planning and Strategy
  • P&L Planning and Analysis
  • Program Implementation Planning
  • Software Development/ Implementation
  • Outsourcing Strategy/Contract Management

 

I N D U S T R I E S

 

Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Market Research, Media and Entertainment, Publications, Retail, Travel and Transportation

 

E X P E R I E N C E

 

Aug 2007 – Present

Sr. Sourcing Manager | Nielsen | Atlanta, GA (Remote)

 

 

Jan 2005 – Aug 2007

Managing Consultant | IBM Corporation | Atlanta, GA (Remote)

 

 

May 2003 – Jan 2005

Co-Founder & President | Tangent Interactive LLC | Tucson, AZ

 

 

E D U C A T I O N

 

Sept 2000 – May 2004

University of Arizona | Eller College of Management | Tucson, AZ

Graduated Cum Laude (4.0 Major GPA) with a BS in Management Information Systems and a Minor study in Computer Science

Member Dean’s List, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Alumni, and Eller College Alumni Association