Chief Operating Officer
A seasoned manager of professional services organizations, Ted Smith has more than 20 years of communications design, technology development, and project management experience. As NavigationArts' Chief Operating Officer, Ted directs the overall operations of the company, including consulting, design, and project management practices. Ted is also a NavigationArts co-founder.
In 1994, Ted co-founded the IconixGroup, rated one of the most successful interactive design firms in the country for its work migrating marketing and communication programs to the web for companies such as MCI Worldcom, UUNet, Morgan Stanley, PIMCO, Pepco, Cysive, and Lincoln National. After the sale of IconixGroup to Iconixx Corporation in 1999, Ted assumed the role of Managing Director for the Bethesda, Maryland office, with responsibilities for more than 120 consultants in design, development, and application integration of both B2B and B2C solutions for clients such as Geico, Sprint, Schlumberger, Columbia Energy, and Citibank.
Ted holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Communication Design from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.