Geoffrey W. Smith

Geoffrey W. Smith is the Founder and Managing Partner of Digitalis Ventures, a venture capital firm that partners with founders and scientists across all stages of venture investing to back technology-driven solutions to complex problems in health. He currently represents Digitalis as a Director of GRO Biosciences and Terray Therapeutics.

Geoff serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Central European University. He also serves as a Trustee of The Jackson Laboratory where he is a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Finance Committee. He is also a founding member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. Geoff sits as an Executive in Residence at Columbia University Technology Ventures. Geoff is also the Founder and a Director of the Digitalis Commons which supports the development of public-interest technologies for better health. Previously, he was the founding Director of the Mount Sinai Institute of Technology and a Professor in the Department of Population Health Science and Policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Geoff received a B.A. (with honors) from Williams College and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.