SVP Strategy, Dow Jones
Dan Smith is SVP of Strategy at Dow Jones where he is primarily responsible for M&A. Prior to that role, Dan was the Head of Commercial Policy and Pricing at Dow Jones where he managed commercial strategy across Dow Jones, with a particular focus on solutions and pricing for corporate customers and partners. Dan was previously Head of the Dow Jones Professional Information Business where he was responsible for all of the Dow Jones B2B solutions including Factiva, Dow Jones Newswires, Risk and Compliance and Venture Source.
Prior to that, Dan was Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Factiva. Dan’s legal career started at Hogan Lovells in London, where he was a solicitor advising within the corporate and commercial department. He has practiced law in London, Hong Kong and the US. Dan has an MA in Law from Oxford University and is dual qualified, being a solicitor of England and Wales and admitted to the New York bar.