Greg Smith is a Managing Director at FT Partners where he leads the Firm’s research efforts. Greg has over two decades of experience covering the Financial Technology (FinTech) industry as both an analyst and banker. Prior to joining FT Partners, Greg spent the majority of his career as an award-winning equity research analyst at Hambrecht & Quist, J.P. Morgan, Merrill Lynch, and other firms covering companies across the FinTech landscape. Throughout his career, Greg has played a senior role in numerous investment banking transactions spanning private company financings, M&A and IPOs. Greg has long been a thought leader in FinTech publishing hundreds of reports and regularly presenting at industry conferences.