As chief technology officer, Al Smith leads the creative and technology teams behind iCIMS’ product portfolio, providing its 4,000+ clients with the industry’s leading talent acquisition platform. Smith joined iCIMS in 2015 as vice president of technology with responsibility for iCIMS Labs, encompassing the product management, business analysis, development, quality assurance, research, architecture and production teams. He modernized internal development and test engineering practices, transitioned iCIMS’ data hosting infrastructure and launched iNSIGHTS (the company’s data analytics program), UNIFi (iCIMS’ partner ecosystem), Offer (iCIMS’ award-winning, end-to-end job offer management solution) and the iCIMS Development Platform. Before joining iCIMS, Smith held senior technology and executive positions at Revitas, IBM, Princeton Softech, HP, Bluestone Software, Astea and GE. His product experience includes service management, revenue management, contract management, information management, data governance and application server middleware. During his career, he has participated in more than a dozen mergers and acquisitions, including iCIMS’ 2018 acquisition of mobile recruiting platform TextRecruit and the 2019 acquisition of Jibe, a state-of-the-art recruiting technology for sourcing, nurturing and marketing to candidates.