Senior Vice President-Corporate Development
Clifford Smith is Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for DTN. During his career, he has built and led best-in-class Fortune 1000 global acquisition, divestiture and integration programs, and closed more than 100 transactions, representing more than $20 billion of deal value. Cliff joined DTN from GTCR, a private equity firm where he pursued acquisition opportunities in the information services space. Previously, he directed acquisition and integration activities for IHS Markit. He also worked for Rockwell Collins, Trustreet Investment Banking, Ivax Corporation and Ecolab. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Economics from North Dakota State University, and a law degree from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota.