Seattle-based company expanding to Austin Landing, bringing high-tech jobs

SMITH, an “experiential commerce agency” based in Seattle, will bring more high-tech jobs to the Dayton region with its expansion to Austin Landing, the Dayton Daily News reports. SMITH “helps companies break into digital channels by both helping them form a strategy and building them the specific tools they need to carry that strategy out, whether that means augmented reality, artificial intelligence or emotion sensing technology,” according to the article. The company has worked with businesses including Microsoft, AT&T, and Xerox. SMITH plans to open its Austin Landing office with about 20 employees in late December or early January. CEO Tony Steel said the company is “rapidly growing” and “plans to expand around the country with more locations, including into the Dayton market,” For more, read the full article

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