Charles Smith

Founder, Chief Research Officer



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Charles's Summary

Charles has launched five companies and one foundation. He is known for developing the royalty-free image delivery model at Digital Stock Inc. which revolutionized image acquisition and delivery via the Internet. Digital Stock was one of fastest growing private companies in the 1990’s and was sold to Bill Gates’ Corbis Corporation. In 2001 Charles co-founded Knowledge Factor and developed the Amplifire learning platform. Amplifire is the world’s first online training system that uses insights from cognitive psychology and neuroscience. In field tests, Amplifire has reduced speed to competency by 300% and extended retention from weeks to years. Charles is also a co-founder and a board member of the E. O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, inspired by the insights of the world’s most awarded living scientist, E.O. Wilson. He is also a board member of Nature and Culture International which has conserved 21 million acres in South America.

About Charles

  • Span of Control

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  • Industry

    Computer Software

  • Size of Company

    In terms of revenue

    $10 - $49 Million

  • Employees of Company

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  • Business Function

    Administration (CEO, Pres., GM, etc)

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