Sam Smith leads KellyOCG® as vice president and managing director in EMEA with boundless energy and a unique style. Bringing humor, honesty, and creativity to every part of her role, she’s passionate about connecting people to work in ways that create meaningful experiences for everyone. Together with her leadership team, she’s crafted an agile business approach that embraces new ideas to power growth. Sam understands that people are the heart of the industry—and that by putting the human element into talent solutions, we all succeed.
A highly supportive leader who believes in empowering her team, Sam embraces failure and experimentation and consistently breaks boundaries to support the creation of next-generation talent solutions.
She combines her deep talent expertise with an authentic voice, and is often in demand as a thought leader and speaker at high-profile events around the world such as ProcureCon, RecFest, and Tech Rising. Sam speaks on topics related to the gig economy, contingent labor management, supply chain, outsourced solutions, services procurement management, and talent strategies.
Outside of work, Sam loves to spend time with her family, as well as growing her skills as a photographer, sculptor, and novice baker.