CEO and CIO, Starboard Value
Mr. Smith is a Managing Member of Starboard Value, a New York based investment advisor with a focus in investing in US publicly traded companies. He’s served on several public company boards including as Chairman of the Board of Darden Restaurants. Mr. Smith was named to the Nation’s Restaurant News Power List: The 50 Most Powerful People in Food Service in 2015, and was #62 on Vanity Fair’s New Establishment List in 2016. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Advance Auto Parts and is a member of the board of Perrigo. Mr. Smith graduated from The Wharton School of Business at The University of Pennsylvania, where he received a BS in Economics.