Chelsea Smith is a Director in Baird’s Global Technology & Services team, focused on software and cyber. Chelsea has significant experience in cross-border deals, M&A transactions and capital raises. Prior to joining Baird in 2017, Chelsea was with Pacific Crest Securities, the technology division of KeyBanc Capital Markets, focused on advisory transactions in technology. Her previous experience includes corporate strategy support roles at Align Technology and ServiceSource. Chelsea received her M.B.A. and Masters of Arts in International Development from the Kogod School of Business and the School of International Service at American University. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northeastern University.