CEO and Chairman of the Board
Scott Smith is the founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Socrates Health Solutions, a company committed to applying innovative technology in order to provide affordable healthcare and fitness products. In this role, Smith has secured investment capital, recruited a world class Board of Directors with healthcare experience, and attracted a stellar executive team. Building on 20+ years of healthcare technology experience, he has driven the development of Socrates' proprietary technology solutions for non-invasive glucose monitoring, including research and development, international patent filings and approvals, and collaboration with global companies.
Scott's father has Type 1 Diabetes and he observed the challenges his father had with compliance, living a healthy life style and ultimately the medical complications that resulted from the disease. From this experience a passion was created to make life better for those suffering from diabetes.
Scott brings extensive business expertise to Socrates, with a strong track record for leading start-up, emerging organizations to profitability and securing opportunities for acquisition and mergers with public companies. His management experience also includes sales and marketing leadership roles at publicly traded Fortune 100 companies.
Prior to launching Socrates, Scott led Global Sales and Marketing for MDG Medical, a medication management device and software company where he built annual revenues from the ground up - accelerating from zero to $15 million in annual sales - and opened worldwide distribution channels. At VISICU, a leading intensive care software firm, Scott was part of the team that completed a successful Initial Public Offering and eventual sale of the firm.
Scott earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, Louisiana.