Dasha Smith, a director since November 2019, is the Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer for the National Football League (NFL). In this role, Ms. Smith is a member of the NFL executive operating committee and leads people operations and strategy (HR), technology, data and analytics, diversity and inclusion, social responsibility, and league office administration. Before joining the NFL in 2019, Ms. Smith was Executive Vice President, Global Chief Human Resources Officer for Sony Music Entertainment, a leading music, entertainment, and technology company. Prior to joining Sony in 2018, she served as Managing Director and Global Chief Human Resources Officer at GCM Grosvenor, a global alternatives investment firm.
Ms. Smith previously held senior leadership roles at Time Inc. and was in private practice as a corporate lawyer early in her career. She serves on the board of directors of Northern Star Investment Corp. III, a special purpose acquisition company, and on the boards of directors of Pendulum, CAPTRUST and Beautycounter, each a privately held company, as well as several non-profit educational and arts organizations. Ms. Smith has a BA degree from Georgetown University and a JD degree from the University of Virginia.