Meet the

Board of Directors

William W. Smith Jr.
President & CEO, Chairman of the Board

After earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Grove City College and launching his career with companies such as RCA Computer Systems, Xerox Data Systems, and Rockwell International Corporation, Bill co-founded Smith Micro Software, Inc. in 1982. Guided by his visionary leadership and savvy business acumen, Smith Micro developed a reputation as a trusted software solution provider to wireless carriers and cable companies. Throughout the company’s 39-year-history, Bill has overseen more than 25 strategic acquisitions and has built Smith Micro into a multi-national company positioned for sustained success in the rapidly evolving global telecommunications industry. Bill has served as Smith Micro’s President and Chief Executive Officer since its inception and as Chairman of the Board since the company’s successful IPO in 1995 (NASDAQ: SMSI).

Andrew Arno
Andrew joined our Board of Directors in July 2011 and has 30 years of experience working with emerging growth companies. He is currently Vice Chairman of Special Equities Group, LLC, a privately held investment banking firm affiliated with Bradley Woods & Co. Ltd. (previously affiliated with Chardan Capital Markets, LLC). From June 2013 until July 2015 he served as Managing Director of Emerging Growth Equities, an investment bank, and Vice President of Sabr, Inc., a family investment group. He was previously President of LOMUSA Limited, an investment banking firm. From 2009 to 2012, Andrew served as Vice Chairman and Chief Marketing Officer of Unterberg Capital, LLC, an investment advisory firm that he co-founded. He was also Vice Chairman and Head of Equity Capital Markets of Merriman Capital LLC, an investment banking firm, and served on the board of the parent company, Merriman Holdings, Inc. He currently serves on the boards of Oncocyte Corporation, Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc., and Comhear Inc.
Thomas G. Campbell

Tom became a director of Smith Micro  in July 1995, and has more than 30 years of experience in executive leadership roles. From March 1999 until his retirement in October 2021, he served as the Executive Vice President of King Printing, Inc. From July 1996 to the March 1999, he was the Vice President of Operations of Complete Concepts, Ltd., a manufacturer and distributor of women’s accessories. From November 1995 to July 1996, Tom was an independent management consultant specializing in corporate turnarounds. From February 1995 to November 1995, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of Laser Atlanta Optics, Inc. From 1985 to February 1995, he served in several senior management positions at Hayes Microcomputer Products, Inc., including Vice President of Operations and Business Development and as Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Practical Peripherals, a Hayes subsidiary. Prior to 1985, Tom was employed by Digital Equipment Corporation. He attended Boston University.

Steve Elfman

Steve is the former president of Network Operations and Wholesale at Sprint, having had responsibility for Product, Technology Development, Network, Wholesale Operations, Value Added Services, Procurement & Real Estate and Digital. A proven leader and innovator in wireless technology, his expertise in wireless applications and Internet business models helped Sprint create a more open environment, enabling wireless data services for consumers, businesses and the machine to machine (M2M) markets. Steve joined the Sprint senior leadership team in May 2008. Prior to that, he was EVP of Infospace Mobile and upon the acquisition by Motricity, he was appointed President and COO. He has also held leadership positions including EVP of Operations at Terabeam, CIO at AT&T Wireless and GE Capital – a fleet services company, and Head of IT for International Operations at 3M Company. He graduated from the University of Western Ontario in Canada with a degree in Computer Science and Business and currently serves on the board of Syntonic Limited.

Samuel Gulko

Sam became a member of Smith Micro board of directors in October of 2004. Prior to joining the board, Sam served as a partner in the audit practice of Ernst & Young from 1968 until his retirement in 1987. From April 1987 to 1996, he was self-employed as a Certified Public Accountant and business consultant, as well as the part time Chief Financial Officer of several privately-owned companies. From July 1996 until his retirement in September 2002, Sam functioned as the Chief Financial Officer, and as the Vice President of Finance, Secretary and Treasurer of Neotherapeutics, Inc. (NASD: “NEOT”), a publicly traded biotech company. During this same period, he also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Neotherapeutics. Since September 2002, Sam has continued to provide tax and consulting services on a part-time basis to a limited number of clients. He obtained his B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of Southern California.

Gregory J. Szabo

Greg has more than 30-years of wireless communications experience. He has served in a series of senior management positions during his 13-year career with AirTouch Communications, prior to its acquisition by Vodafone and merger with Verizon Wireless in 2000. As Senior Vice President-Network Services, he directed the expansion, engineering and operations of the company’s cellular systems in the eastern United States. Greg also held the position of Executive Director Strategic Global Technologies at the world headquarters in Northern California. Earlier, he held managerial positions with Motorola and Martin Marietta. Recently Greg was President and Chief Executive Officer of the start-up Ertek Inc. The Company provides antenna technology to the wireless industry, focusing on high performance, low cost RFID Tag antennas. Greg received both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Ohio University.