Asya Smith leads Acxiom’s Government and Public Sector practice. Asya works closely with federal and state agency clients, leveraging Acxiom’s solutions and capabilities to help them solve challenges including citizen outreach and benefits fraud.
Asya has more than 20 years of executive and senior management experience for award-winning government contractors and other companies. Before joining Acxiom, she served as Chief Operating Office at both SysArc and VariQ. Earlier in her career she was vice-president and director at Zenith-American Solutions, Energy Enterprise Solutions and Fannie Mae.
A native of Bulgaria, Asya earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in information technology at the Technical University of Sofia. After moving to the United States, Asya received her MBA in international business at Johns Hopkins University and became a proud U.S. citizen. Asya lives in Maryland, just north of Washington, D.C., with her husband and their three children.