Bryan Smith

Bryan Smith

Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer

As Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer, Bryan Smith is responsible for all aspects of global human resources, including HR business advisement, talent management, compensation, benefits and recruitment.  

Prior to joining Nasdaq in 2012, he was a founding partner with Meridian Compensation Partners LLC, an independent executive compensation advisory firm. At Meridian, Bryan provided advice to Boards of Directors and senior management teams on the full range of executive and board compensation issues. 

Bryan was also a Principal at Hewitt Associates LLC (now Aon Hewitt), a global human resources consulting and outsourcing firm, where Bryan held various senior HR outsourcing and consulting roles.

He also provided HR consulting services to companies undergoing corporate transactions including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, IPOs, spin-offs, joint ventures, and other restructurings.