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Founder & CEO, Shipt
Bill Smith is the founder and CEO of Shipt, a membership-based online grocery marketplace delivering fresh foods and household essentials through a community of shoppers and a convenient app. After a frustrating visit to the grocery store with his two young children, Bill founded Shipt in his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama in 2014 with a goal of simplifying the grocery shopping experience. In December 2017, Shipt was acquired by Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT).
A lifelong entrepreneur, prior to Shipt, Bill was the founder and CEO of Insight Card Services (acquired by Green Dot Corporation (NYSE: GDOT) in 2014), which provided reloadable prepaid Visa cards to consumers throughout the US. Bill and his family split their time between Birmingham, Alabama and San Francisco, California.