Chief Marketing Officer, Luxus Group

Jared Smith is the Partner and Chief Marketing Officer for The Luxus Group, a Canadian firm specializing in luxury real estate, investment and lifestyle experiences for people who want to connect their dreams with their passions and investments. As the former founder/owner of Incite Marketing, Jared has dedicated most of his career advising senior leaders in high-growth organizations. Jared was named one of Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40, has won Entrepreneur of the Year Awards with BDC Canada and the Chamber of Commerce, and in 2016 he was recognized as one of Business in Edmonton Magazine’s Top 20 Business Leaders. Jared has an intense interest in community-building. He is the Past-President of the Entrepeneurs’ Organization (Edmonton Chapter), the Chair of the Edmonton Mayor’s Business Roundtable and sits on the Advisory Council for the University of Alberta School of Business. Jared loves travelling the world and seeking adventure with his wife Jessica and two children, Maddie and Kai, and he has a passion for fitness. He is a 3rd Degree Blackbelt in Karate, an active boxer and he recently led, organized and endured a year-long training simulation with US Navy SEALs. For more on this experience, check out his recent TEDx Talk! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=S5jjy97ZCKY