High Alpha Adds Head of Business Design to Leadership Team

Eric Smith to join the High Alpha team as Head of Business Design.

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Eric Smith joins the team as Head of Business Design

INDIANAPOLIS — January 16, 2020 — High Alpha, a leading venture studio, announced today the addition of Eric Smith to the company’s leadership team.

Smith is joining the team as Head of Business Design, leading High Alpha’s business design strategy and working with entrepreneurs to bring new business ideas into High Alpha’s venture studio. Smith will also lead High Alpha’s proprietary Sprint Week process.

Previously, Smith served as COO at One Click Ventures. Prior to becoming COO, Smith held finance, strategy and acquisitions roles at One Click Ventures. In 2016, Smith was named an Indianapolis CFO of the Year honoree by the Indianapolis Business Journal. He also holds an MBA from the Mendoza School of Business at the University of Notre Dame.

“I have always admired High Alpha and the venture studio model they pioneered,” Smith said. “I’m looking forward to the opportunity we have to continue to shape and advance this new model for entrepreneurship.”

Entrepreneurs interested in turning their SaaS business ideas into a High Alpha Studio company can learn more at highalpha.com/studio. For more information about open career opportunities at High Alpha, visit highalpha.com/careers

About High Alpha
High Alpha, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a leading venture studio focused on conceiving, launching and scaling next-generation B2B SaaS companies. For more information: highalpha.com or on Twitter at @highalpha.

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