Brian Smith

Brian Smith is a catalyst, sparking change in people, organizations, and communities. As a leader in creative problem solving, he helps people identify novel approaches to challenges and generate bigger, better results.

Smith is progressive and pioneering. He has led branding and sales efforts for two startup retail companies, expanded revenue for financial firms and creative agencies, and promoted a Broadway show. Smith concentrates on connecting people with ideas that create impact.

As a consultant, Smith provides critical insight and solutions for contemporary market problems.

As a speaker, Smith addresses topics like Creative Leadership Principles, Building a Creative Culture, and Creative Sales Techniques. He has spoken for international, national, and regional conferences, including The Nature Conservancy, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, TEDActive, Omaha Young Professionals Council, National Council of State Agricultural Finance Programs, Independent Kidney Foundations, The Omaha Network, and chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Slow Food USA, and National Association of Home Builders.

Since 2009, Smith has been an active member of the TED community and is the founding curator of TEDxOmaha, which is an independently produced TEDx event. He serves on the Board of Trustees for the Business Ethics Alliance.