Brian Smith

Brian Smith has a proven track record of translating vision into result-oriented execution, and as CEO of Banyan Technology, he leads the company in developing new solution features and industry partnerships that optimize Banyan’s live carrier and API connectivity capabilities. 

Since joining Banyan, Brian has quickly positioned the company to lead an industry revolution – displacing decades-old technology for live connectivity that helps shippers, brokers and 3PLs boost efficiency and deliver permanent reductions in shipping costs. Additionally, Brian has spearheaded an acceleration in hiring across all departments, supported a full company rebrand and secured over $10 million in equity funding and financing. He is also a member of many industry associations and boards. 

He previously served as president and chief operating officer of Proforma, an international distributor of custom printed and promotional products, where he helped grow the company from $40 million to $400 million in annual revenue over the course of two decades. 

Brian is a graduate of John Carroll University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration.