Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith

Senior Vice President, and Chief Marketing Officer

Patrick Smith is the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Cvent. He brings more than 20 years of experience developing and managing marketing strategies for enterprise software firms.

Patrick is in charge of global marketing at Cvent, which includes the global development and execution of marketing campaigns and initiatives that deliver coordinated strategies for Cvent’s Event and Hospitality Clouds. Patrick leads more than 200 global marketers, including the Corporate Communications, Product Marketing, Events Marketing, Customer Marketing, Content Marketing, Creative, and Global Demand Center teams.

Prior to Cvent, Patrick was the CMO at Deltek, a global enterprise software company with over 23,000 customers around the world, where he built and promoted Deltek's global brand. Before Deltek, Patrick held leadership roles at supply chain software leader Manugistics, Intel Corporation, and other industry-leading companies.

Patrick has a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University and an MBA from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife.