Sandra Smith

Sandra Smith is the Director of the Executive Master in Science and Technology Leadership (EMSTL) program at Brown University. Her responsibilities include working in partnership with the Academic Director to ensure the program design and curriculum are top quality and differentiated. She engages with corporate partners and program advisors, recruits students, guides marketing and public relations, and represents the program with external stakeholders.

Prior to joining Brown University, Smith was an accomplished business leader and strategy consultant with 20 years of experience and a record of bringing new products and services to market for Fortune 500 companies. Most recently she was a principal with Catalyst Strategies, leading consulting teams that developed growth solutions for Silicon Valley-based technology and services companies including EBay, Intuit, and Blue Cross Blue Shield CA. Earlier career positions included: Principal for Recon Strategy, a health care strategy consulting firm spinoff from the Boston Consulting Group; Project Leader at Boston Consulting Group in San Francisco; and Director of Advised Services at Charles Schwab. Her full bio can be found at brown.edu.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Sandra Smith and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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