Bob Smith (MIR)

Bob Smith
Virginia Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program (ICAP)
Email: [email protected]

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Bob Smith is the Director of the Virginia Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program (ICAP). He is also Chairman of, a leading college rankings and selection website. He has over 30 years’ experience creating, running and funding start-up businesses. He held senior management positions at Congressional Quarterly and America Online in sales, marketing and new product development and was the founder and CEO of the first nation-wide online city guide, Digital City. As an executive, angel investor and advisor he has helped companies in e-commerce, e-government, identity management, publishing and local media go from launch through to favorable exits. He received a BA from USC and his MBA from GWU. He is a veteran of the US Navy.


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