As Chief Technology Officer, Al Smith leads the creative and technology teams behind iCIMS’ product portfolio, providing 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 modernised internal development and test engineering practices, transitioned iCIMS’ data hosting infrastructure and launched iNSIGHTS (the company’s data analytics program), UNIFi (the iCIMS platform-as-a-service framework) and Offer (iCIMS’ award-winning, end-to-end job offer management solution).
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.
"My core value at iCIMS is kaizen. Great teams aren’t built overnight, they come together one day at a time through constant and consistent improvement. A successful organisation is built from personnel that know to invest in themselves."