Taylor Smith, Co-founder and CEO, Blueboard

Taylor is a seasoned HR Tech entrepreneur passionate about all things people, engagement and culture. As Co-founder and CEO of Blueboard, a San Francisco-based employee rewards and recognition company, Taylor enables organizations worldwide to recognize their top employees in a more meaningful way, through curated experiences as rewards. Beyond his role as CEO, Taylor leads product strategy and investor relations. Prior to launching Blueboard in 2014, Taylor worked in management consulting at Accenture, ran a house-painting business, and co-founded Ruby Wallet, a diamonds and fine jewelry e-commerce site. Taylor is an avid writer and has been published on FastCompany.com and HR.com, and has presented at NCHRA’s HR TechXpo (2016), HR West (2017), and HR Tech Congress' HR Tech World (2017). Taylor holds a BS in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from University of California, Berkeley. In his spare time, he enjoys mountain biking, discovering new music, and exploring the great outdoors (recently hiking the infamous Northern California Lost Coast Trail with Blueboard Co-founder Kevin Yip).

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