Luke Smith

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Luke is a senior management executive with proven leadership abilities and a track record of success in recruitment and building innovative businesses. Luke joined MVCONNECT, LLC in 2008 to help launch the MVTRAC division and has since acted as the company’s CEO/COO for the past several years. His solid conceptual and analytical thinking combined with strong P&L performance sets him apart as an industry leader. Prior to MVTRAC, Luke worked at technology-oriented IdeaCast, a startup purchased by National Cinema Media (a publicly held company). As the Director of Business Development, he negotiated content license agreements with CNN and ESPN, certified and directed over 1,000 commercial satellite installations and orchestrated a successful capital raise. At MVTRAC, Luke has been instrumental in the development of a license plate recognition (LPR) based intellectual property portfolio in addition to negotiating banking and investment strategies worth millions; with its allocation towards infrastructure and development cementing MVTRAC as one of the premier LPR technology providers and data aggregation companies operating today. Luke was prestigiously named the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) 2015 Man of the Year. Collectively, Luke along with the other candidates from the Illinois chapter raised over $600,000 to contribute towards the cure of leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma for the purpose of improving the quality of life of afflicted patients and their families.  
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