Patrick Smith is the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Cvent. He brings more than 20 years of experience developing and managing marketing strategies for enterprise software firms. At Cvent, Patrick leads the company’s global marketing efforts, which include the development and execution of marketing initiatives that drive Cvent’s business around the world. Patrick leads a large, global team of marketers across Demand Generation, Corporate Communications, Product Marketing, Events Marketing, Customer Marketing, Content Marketing, and Global Demand Center, and has helped further establish Cvent as a leader in the meetings, event, and hospitality technology space. Prior to Cvent, Patrick was the CMO at Deltek, a global enterprise software company with over 23,000 customers around the world, where he built and promoted Deltek's global brand.