Fellow, Data + Digital
Chad Smith is a Fellow-in-Residence at the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation focused on Human Centered Design, Public Benefits systems, and emerging technologies helping residents with enrollment.
Chad researches the operational, technological, and ethical practices of integrating continuous client data into programs offered by Social Services Departments and Providers. He is currently the founder of YourSeat, a data platform for collecting, measuring and reporting behavior change in Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) programs. Prior to YourSeat, Chad led Human Centered Design engagements for Accenture’s Public, Healthcare, Telecommunication, and Financial Services clients undergoing internal system modernization efforts.
Chad currently lives in the Washington, D.C. metro area. He earned a B.A in Political Science from Hampton University and regularly volunteers at Digital Pioneers Academy.