Jeremy Smith is SecondMarket's Chief Strategy Oficer and is responsible for helping set the strategic direction of SecondMarket as well as leading the company's efforts to turn its platform into the central access point for all next generation alternative investments. Prior to joining SecondMarket, Mr. Smith was the owner and President of Arthur Lauer, Inc. where he redesigned and implemented the company’s business strategy and marketing program. Prior to his time at Arthur Lauer, Mr. Smith worked at the private equity firm Alliance Holdings where he aided in developing the firm’s business model and marketing program to enhance its deal sourcing and closing capabilities. Before Alliance Holdings, Mr. Smith was an investment banker at Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin where he focused on valuations, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate restructurings.
Mr. Smith graduated with honors from Emory University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and holds his Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses. He is a frequent speaker at conferences on the topic of trading alternative investments and has appeared in many leading publications, including The American Banker, BusinessWeek, DowJones, Los Angeles Times and Wall Street Journal. Mr. Smith has also been featured on CNBC, Bloomberg and Fox Business News.