Tim Smithe received his M.B.A. from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University (one of the best business schools in the United States). Professor Tim is the Vice President/CMO of International Finance Education Association (IFEA), the Vice President of MODERN LUXURY, also the member of ABAS (Asia Brand Assessment System) Expert Committee. He used to be the Associate Professor of Marketing in Columbia College Chicago, with his intriguing and unique creative teaching style, was favored by his students. He was the CMO/Creative Director/Sales Director of Walter E. Smithe Furniture & Design, a high-end furniture design company owned by his family. With 30 years of experience in marketing, leading and managing staff of interior designers and professional sales, he helped developing his family business scale from tens of thousands soar to billions of dollars. His advertising team turned the Smithe into a well-known brand in the United States. All those classic ads he produced gained popularity throughout the mainstream media and made him a two-time Emmy Award winner. His advertisers include KFC，Peapod Grocery and Discovery, etc. He used to appear at the Oprah talk show, NBC News and CNN programs. With his famous style of amiable and appealing speech, he was also invited to give presentations at the Meeting of NATO Heads of State and Government, the American Marketing Association, the National Association of Credit Management and well-known enterprises in various fields, with topics including marketing, sales training, leadership training, advertising production and self-improvement, etc.
Vice President/CMO of International Finance Education Association (IFEA)
Member of ABAS (Asia Brand Assessment System) Expert Committee
Vice President of MODERN LUXURY
Associate Professor of Marketing, Columbia College Chicago, USA
CMO/Creative Director/Sales Director, Walter E. Smithe Furniture & Design, USA
M.B.A., Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA
B.A., Communication and Media Studies, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, USA
Emmy-Award two-time winner
President & CEO, Tim Smithe International
Board Member, Wood Family Foundation
Board Member, Museum of Broadcast Communications
Invited to give speeches at the Meeting of NATO Heads of State and Government, the American
Marketing Association, the National Association of Credit Management, Purdue University Calumet and well-known enterprises in various fields
Public Speaking Management, Self-improvement, Leadership Training, Sales Training, Marketing and Advertising Production, etc.