Kevin Goldsmith is the Chief Technical Officer at Avvo where he oversees the development and IT teams. He has been building products, teams and organizations using agile and lean methodologies since 2000. Prior to joining Avvo, Kevin was the VP of Engineering at Spotify, the popular digital music service, where he led a team of 175 engineers, testers and agile coaches for the company’s mobile, desktop and web platforms. He also served as the Director of Engineering for Adobe Systems for nearly a decade. Kevin has been an industry forerunner in the areas of GPGPU for commercial applications, leading development teams for both Adobe and Microsoft’s Virtual Worlds (later social computing).
Kevin earned degrees in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.