Kevin Smith is the Founder & CEO of NextWave BI.
At NextWave, Kevin is responsible for helping companies build and bring to market data products using embedded analytics. He uses his experience as a product owner and working at analytics firms to help businesses develop engaging analytic products that drive revenue and customer engagement.
Prior to NextWave BI, Kevin held positions leading embedded analytics teams, designing SaaS products and performance management strategies, and managing product management for companies such as Birst, ServiceSource, SAP Labs, and Qwest Communications.
A recovering “”Six Sigma Black Belt,”” Kevin also led corporate process management and improvement initiatives at Qwest/LCI International and MCI, and served at Booz·Allen Hamilton as a consultant in their Process Improvement practice.
Kevin holds a B.S. in Finance, as well as an M.B.A. in Quality/Process Management, both from the University of Maryland, College Park.