National Advisory Council

Ryan Smith

Ryan Smith

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Member Since: 2018


Ashley Smith

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Job Title: CEO and Cofounder
Company: Qualtrics
Location: Utah, United States


  • experience management


Ryan Smith is CEO and cofounder of Qualtrics, which is a single system of record for all experience data, also called X-data™, allowing organizations to manage the four core experiences of business—customer, product, employee, and brand experiences—on one platform. He also worked in brand management for Ford Motor Company. Ryan earned his bachelor’s degree in management from BYU. He is cofounder and board member for 5 For the Fight Foundation, a global campaign inviting everyone to donate $5 to cancer research in honor of someone who has been touched by cancer. Ryan and Ashley have five children.