Brian Smiga

Co-Founder at Alpha Venture Partners LLC

Brian Smiga

Brian Smiga

Co-Founder at Alpha Venture Partners LLC

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3Path, Inc.
Alpha Venture Partners LLC
Preclick Corp.

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325

Number of Boards

11

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Chief Executive Officer at Lifesquare, Inc.

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Vice President-Communications at Visible Path Corp.

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Advisor at Semi-linear, Inc.

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Founder at Alpha Venture Partners LLC

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Founder at Semi-linear, Inc.

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Advisor at Plexus Entertainment LLC

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Founder at dotSUB LLC

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Chief Executive Officer & Founder at SeriesX.net, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at dotSUB LLC

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Vydia, Inc.

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Brian Smiga
Co-Founder at Alpha Venture Partners LLC
Education
BA in Liberal Arts

Since its founding in 1864, Swarthmore College has given students the knowledge, insight, skills, and experience to become leaders for the common good. Offering a liberal arts and engineering curriculum, the College is private, yet open to all regardless of financial need. It is also decidedly global in outlook, drawing students from around the world and all 50 states. The diversity of perspectives represented by Swarthmore students, faculty, and staff - including different viewpoints, identities, and histories - contributes to the community's strong sense of open dialogue and engagement with ideas and issues. So much of what Swarthmore stands for, from its commitment to curricular breadth and rigor to its demonstrated interest in facilitating discovery and fostering social responsibility, lies in the quality and passion of its faculty. A student/faculty ratio of 8:1 ensures that students have close, meaningful engagement with their professors, preparing the former to translate the skills and understanding gained at Swarthmore into the mark they want to make on the world. The College's Honors program features small groups of dedicated and accomplished students working closely with faculty; an emphasis on independent learning; ongoing dialogue between students and their peers, teachers, and examiners; and an examination at the end of two years' study by outside scholars. Swarthmore's idyllic, 425-acre arboretum campus features rolling lawns, a creek, wooded hills, and hiking trails, and is located just 11 miles from Philadelphia.

M.Phil Literature

Trinity College is a research university and the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin in Ireland. It is one of the seven ancient universities of Britain and Ireland as well as Ireland's oldest university. Trinity College is now surrounded by Dublin and is located on College Green, opposite the former Irish Houses of Parliament. The college proper occupies 47 acres with many of its buildings ranged around large quadrangles and two playing fields. Academically, it is divided into three faculties comprising 25 schools, offering degree and diploma courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. As of 2014, it was ranked by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings as the 138th best university in the world, by the QS World University Rankings as the 71st best, by the Academic Ranking of World Universities as within the 151–200 range, and by all three as the best university in Ireland. The college was founded in 1592.

Career History
Co-Founder
Current
Advisor
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Citia is something new — a Content Operating System — that finally brings the democratization of content to the enterprise. Citia is catalyzing a revolution. Our customers are replacing expensive, single-purpose, old-school digitized media with multi-purpose—reusable—go everywhere, track everywhere, Citia Cards. Everything from websites to PowerPoints, content marketing, internal communications, sales support, and more. Everywhere from Marketing, to HR, IR, Comm, Sales, product and more. Empowering Fortune 100 companies like GE, Viacom, Comcast, Mastercard and BP in 16 different industries. The results are revolutionary too. As a cloud-based platform (like AWS for content) Citia provides massive proven value improvements—10X faster to make, 10X more effective and at 1/10th the cost. And, by containerizing content as standardized elements, Citia becomes the back-end that enables businesses' content to be directed by emerging AI/ML. With consumer-grade UX, anyone in a company can make Citia Cards, putting us on course to become a “universal content layer.” GE (our 1st customer) went from 1 to 48 teams in just our first year alone—organically. Most importantly, we are positioned to dominate the ~$500bln category we just created. Citia has been featured in TechCrunch, Pando Daily, The Atlantic, Forbes, The New Yorker and The New York Times. www.Citia.com

Advisor
Current

Dotsub is a browser based, one-stop, self contained system for creating and viewing subtitles for videos in multiple languages across all platforms, including web based, mobile devices, and transcription and video editing systems. It's easy to use, nothing to buy or download, and it's fun. You can upload your videos, transcribe and time caption them, translate them into and from any language, and share them with the world. You can also embed the Dotsub player onto most websites and blogs with full Dotsub functionality. The Dotsub platform is specifically designed so that anyone, a total beginner, or an experienced professional, can create subtitles by translating the source language into any language in an easy, fun to use, user friendly interface. Dotsub is not a machine translation system, the transcriptions and translations are done by human beings. The use of "Dotsub basic" is free and available for anyone who wants to share their videos with their friends, family and the world. Videos can be translated in a totally open "wiki" type of environment, or closed with password protected permissions, allowing the video "owner" to decide who can view, transcribe, or translate their videos.

Boards & Committees
Member, Advisory Board
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Soliloquy is the world’s first company to offer turnkey solutions that enable end users to find the information and products they desire through intelligent, targeted dialogs. Through an ASP model, Soliloquy provides your website with natural language applications that facilitate automated, self-enabled, 24/7 end user interactions.

Advisor
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Citia is something new — a Content Operating System — that finally brings the democratization of content to the enterprise. Citia is catalyzing a revolution. Our customers are replacing expensive, single-purpose, old-school digitized media with multi-purpose—reusable—go everywhere, track everywhere, Citia Cards. Everything from websites to PowerPoints, content marketing, internal communications, sales support, and more. Everywhere from Marketing, to HR, IR, Comm, Sales, product and more. Empowering Fortune 100 companies like GE, Viacom, Comcast, Mastercard and BP in 16 different industries. The results are revolutionary too. As a cloud-based platform (like AWS for content) Citia provides massive proven value improvements—10X faster to make, 10X more effective and at 1/10th the cost. And, by containerizing content as standardized elements, Citia becomes the back-end that enables businesses' content to be directed by emerging AI/ML. With consumer-grade UX, anyone in a company can make Citia Cards, putting us on course to become a “universal content layer.” GE (our 1st customer) went from 1 to 48 teams in just our first year alone—organically. Most importantly, we are positioned to dominate the ~$500bln category we just created. Citia has been featured in TechCrunch, Pando Daily, The Atlantic, Forbes, The New Yorker and The New York Times. www.Citia.com

Advisor
Current

Dotsub is a browser based, one-stop, self contained system for creating and viewing subtitles for videos in multiple languages across all platforms, including web based, mobile devices, and transcription and video editing systems. It's easy to use, nothing to buy or download, and it's fun. You can upload your videos, transcribe and time caption them, translate them into and from any language, and share them with the world. You can also embed the Dotsub player onto most websites and blogs with full Dotsub functionality. The Dotsub platform is specifically designed so that anyone, a total beginner, or an experienced professional, can create subtitles by translating the source language into any language in an easy, fun to use, user friendly interface. Dotsub is not a machine translation system, the transcriptions and translations are done by human beings. The use of "Dotsub basic" is free and available for anyone who wants to share their videos with their friends, family and the world. Videos can be translated in a totally open "wiki" type of environment, or closed with password protected permissions, allowing the video "owner" to decide who can view, transcribe, or translate their videos.

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Preclick Corp. provides media asset management software solutions. It engages in the development of retail photo software for digital photographers. The company was founded by Brian Smiga and Tony Mann in September 2001 and is headquartered in Atlantic Highlands, NJ.

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