Jacob Wayne Smith

Experienced Technologist

Jacob has worked with small business, Fortune 50 companies, nonprofits and agencies to provide marketing and technology needs. I have almost two decades of experience helping organizations tell their story and expand their reach.

The bulk of my job is listening first then being in conversation. If you want to know what it is like to work with me, here are some past collaborators.

Jacob is knowledgeable, insightful, and capable. He's a joy to work with because he inspires confidence. Dan Roloff, Publishing Manager, H. E. Butt Foundation
It’s REALLY nice having smart people like Jacob on board. He can turn our crazy, creative ideas into living and breathing reality. Thanks for helping us out. What you do is magic. Seth LaTour, Creative Director, Masterworks
Jacob's ability to identify with the audience's needs ensures that his presentations are well targeted and well timed. Tim, Masterworks
In a planet filled with opinions, I put alot of value in a person that cannot just come up with the strategy but knows how to deliver. Michael Schafer, Principal and Creative Director, openbox9
You f---ing rock. Sara, NTEN
This is one of the best, most fun and useful things I've done lately Lynda, Gathering in the East
Both witty and profound Jake's a rare combination of talents giving human dimension to an increasingly technological world. Dan Roloff, Publishing Manager, H. E. Butt Foundation
Jake has an authentic style, blending humor and candor that make his presentations really pop! Charlie, Youth Ministry Certification School
Id like to think that I AM CSS dangerous because of you, but also the word that stands out is reliable. You are always willing to lend a hand regardless of the task. Thank you for always going beyond to help a non dev member. Joel Velazco, Webconnex

If you want to work together, I currently work at WordPress VIP. We handle infrastructure, performance, and security at scale, so our clients are free to focus on what matters. With our unparalleled agility, flexibility, and interoperability, WordPress VIP is the best digital experience solution at scale. Want to know more, let me know.

Latest posts from the blog

I can see everything, so why do I care about these five mortals in this forsaken sanctuary of darkness? More …

I've done what I can for them, and they hardly take notice. The uneven rocking of the boat tells me that we have yet to cross the river, but what's troubling is not what I feel under my bones, but what I can't smell. More …

We are shaken from having encountered, them. I have never seen anything, like them. Black ooze pouring from where Kirrix's rapier found it's purchase. Now safe inside the thick walls of the Keep of Flod, we pause a moment in the great hall, deciding what to do. More …

This is my second year at WordCamp and I’m excited to learn more about creating content and this thing called Gutenberg? Perhaps you’ve heard of it. More …

It’s cliche to say that kids prefer to play in the box the fancy thing came in. But it’s true. A quick bit of internet searching turns up no academic papers on the subject. So as an armchair psychologist and expert struggling learning parent of a 7-month old, I have some thoughts. More …