Stephen D. Smith is an immersive storytelling and content distribution entrepreneur.
His recent breakthroughs in content-led technologies include the interactive holographic biography project “Dimensions in Testimony” and the groundbreaking VR piece “The Last Goodbye”. Stephen has served for a dozen years as the Executive Director of USC Shoah Foundation, the archival institute founded by filmmaker Steven Spielberg. There he was responsible for leading platform development projects to distribute the world’s largest audio-visual archive in 44 languages across over 100 territories, building strategic partnerships with Discovery Channel, ProQuest and Ancestry, for the distribution of aggregated content across multiple platforms. He was the developer of IWitness, a multi-media education platform with 175k registered teachers and single sign-on with Discovery Education.