Mike Smith

Director of Strategy

Mike is called on to transform abstract challenges into a tangible output. Working with a global manufacturing corporation, he created breakthrough industrial systems that extended the capabilities of their operators and put them back at the center of the manufacturing loop. Mike also helped a multinational technology company design a tablet business capable of competing with the iPad. Prior to Jump, Mike cofounded a product design firm, SparkFactor, built advanced aerospace structures, and designed the Ice phone for European carrier O2, which won an honorable mention in the 2007 I.D. Annual Design Review. Mike holds a B.S. in Industrial Design from San Jose State University.