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Eric Smith

Advisor Austin, Texas Area, US

Co-Founder, Business Strategy, Unwired Nation. Previously CEO, Unwired Nation. Texas A&M grad.

Co-Founder, Business Strategy, Unwired Nation. Previously CEO, Unwired Nation. Texas A&M grad.

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Involved In

Founder

Unwired Nation
BroadQ, LLC
Unwired Nation
UWN Acquisition Corp
Unwired Buyer

Advisor

Austin Technology Incubator

Positions

Co-Founder, Business Strategy Unwired Nation March 2013 - present
CEO Unwired Nation November 2011 - March 2013
Co-Founder UWN Acquisition Corp July 2008 - November 2011
Moderator, the Boardroom Ars Technica 2002 - 2009
President, Co-Founder Unwired Buyer January 2004 - March 2008
Owner BroadQ, LLC. 2002 - 2004
CTO BroadQ, LLC. 2002 - 2003
President Gocho Networks, Inc. 2000 - 2002
President Flatline Studios, L.L.C. 1996 - 1999
President Flatline, LLC. 1996 - 1999

Education

Texas A&M University Honors Business, Speech Communications August 1991 - October 1994

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Financial Services
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact

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Alex Rosenzweig
We worked together  •  CEO, Dynamicweb North America, Inc.. Previously Principal, Regent Pacific Management Europe AG.
- Analyzes widespread business problems and opportunities meticulously - Conceives and builds solid solutions with customers' desired busine ... ss outcomes in mind - Convinces customers, investors and partners with just the right mix of solution selling and passion that makes him so trustworthy
Mary Browning
We worked together at Unwired Nation  •  Online and Traditional Marketing Consultant, Many Hats Mktg. Previously Director, Marketing, InsightsNow, Inc..
Eric is curious, inventive, inspiring and smart. He brings technical savvy, business knowledge and enthusiasm to projects, programs and com ... panies. He is also great to work with and for.
Ben J Dyer
They're my advisor  •  Chairman, MeetMePay dba MeetMeTix and Chairman, TechDrawl, LLC. Georgia Institute of Technology grad.
One of my companies shares an investor with Eric's business, and I've informally advised where my expertise has been relevant. Eric has alwa ... ys proven to be a sound strategist, one who is capable of persevering through all obstacles, and who is also willing to make adjustments to meet market needs when necessary. He's a solid bet in my opinion.
Toney Jennings
We worked together  •  Chairman, President, & CEO, SignaCert, Inc.. Previously President & CEO, FastFan.
Eric has proven to be extremely resourceful and tenacious. He has the grit and toughness required of a successful entrepreneur...
Mark Dzwonczyk
We worked together  •  Board of Trustees, Clarkson University and Advisory Board Member, Speek. Stanford grad. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
He *is* a great entrepreneur. He sees market opportunities far in advance, prepares plans to address them, and assembles the resources to b ... e successful.

Alex Rosenzweig
CEO, Dynamicweb North America, Inc.. Previously Principal, Regent Pacific Management Europe AG.
Alex is a rare and exceptional entrepreneur. Brilliant and analytical, charming and friendly, Alex is among the best and most genuine peopl ... e you can work with in the industry. I'm glad that I've had the opportunity to work closely with him at Dynamicweb.

Mary Browning
Online and Traditional Marketing Consultant, Many Hats Mktg. Previously Director, Marketing, InsightsNow, Inc..
Mary is a multidisciplinary marketing executive. She understands startups and the ups and downs and constraints of making the most out of w ... hat you have. Mary is one of my favorite people, and I hope that I have the opportunity to work with her in the future. She's a joy to collaborate with, constructive, positive, and a valuable asset to almost any team.