Perry C. Smith
Chief Technology Officer Perry Smith is an accomplished software engineering executive and architect with more than 20 years of experience in developing enterprise software solutions.
Before joining Circles, Perry was Vice President of Engineering at Kewill, Inc., in Chelmsford, MA. He led teams in the US, the UK and India in the architecture, design, development and system test of five distinct products in the shipping logistics market. Prior to joining Kewill, Perry was Vice President of Engineering at Agilysys, Inc. in Santa Barbara, CA. Perry's teams built world class hospitality applications for the gaming, cruise, corporate food service, stadium/arena and luxury hotel markets including point of sale, self-service, nutrition management, and property management.
Perry was co-founder and Vice President of Development at e-Touch International, LLC in Princeton, NJ, which provided products that revolutionized customer experience in ordering food, products and services while greatly increasing revenue and profitability for hospitality businesses. Perry has also held executive engineering management positions at Micro Warehouse Inc., KANA Software, Inc., and McAfee Associates, Inc. He began his career at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Inc., where he worked on network management software design and development and cellular service provider software.
He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island and a M.S. in Engineering and Operations Research from Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA.