Jeremy Smith is the Chief Strategy Officer at SecondMarket. He 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. 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.