Position: General Counsel

E: mathew.smith@kidsii.com

LI: LinkedIn.com/mattsmith

Matt Smith is the General Counsel for Kids2, Inc., leading all legal and compliance functions and serves as a trusted advisor to company leadership. 

Prior to joining Kids2, Smith served as SVP & General Counsel at Innovolt where he led all legal and administrative functions. While at Innovolt, Smith drove the market development function for key new verticals and led all financing initiatives, including debt and equity rounds. 

Smith also served as SVP, General Counsel and Secretary at Comverge for eight years taking the company public in 2007 while driving all legal, regulatory, and compliance initiatives. 

Previously, Smith served as an Attorney at King & Spalding and was a law clerk for Honorable H. Emory Widener, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Smith received both his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and his Doctor of Law (J.D.) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

 

Favorite Childhood Toy: Legos

 

Most helpful baby/child solution or invention experienced: A baby bath for kitchen sinks

 

Inspired by: My kids and the Tarheels!

 

Hobby: Coaching kids sports and music

 

Kids2 is a global company that designs solutions to help early-stage parents and families create tiny wins that build bright futures. The Kids2 brand portfolio includes the leading infant, baby, and toddler brands Baby Einstein®, Bright Starts®, and Ingenuity®. Headquartered in Atlanta, Kids2 spans globally with 12 offices on four continents serving customers in more than 90 countries and has been inventing and reinventing baby products for 50 years. Led by CEO Ryan Gunnigle, it operates with an agile start-up approach, which fosters the company’s growing success.