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Bill Smith is CEO of Smith Ventures and Founder and former Chief Executive Officer of Shipt, a membership-based marketplace, enabling same-day delivery of fresh foods and household essentials across the US. Shipt was acquired by Target in December 2017 for $550m and operates as an independent subsidiary serving multiple retailers. Prior to founding Shipt, Bill was Founder and CEO of Insight Card Services, an online, card-based alternative banking solution. Insight was acquired by Green Dot Corporation in May 2014. Bill is an organizer and member of the board of CommerceOne Bank. He was recognized as EY Entrepreneur of the Year in 2017 for the Southeast region. He is a member of the 2018 Class of Henry Crown Fellows within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.