Debugged S2E4: Going Digital with Tory Smithe

Guess what?  We’re back with a new episode of Debugged!  Head on over to listen to it now on all streaming platforms!

Welcome back to the alumni-led Congressional App Challenge Debugged Podcast!  If you’re new to Debugged, here’s a bit about the podcast. 

Launched last year by the Congressional App Challenge Alumni Advisory Board, the Debugged Podcast connects the country’s youth with tech by *debugging* the intricate world of Computer Science. By highlighting trends, simplifying complex concepts, and speaking with high profile guests, Debugged allows its listeners to delve into tech in an analytical yet relatable way. Debugged is a unique podcast experience that seeks to redefine STEM education, highlight diverse voices, and further the narrative around a myriad of Computer Science topics. Some past guests include Ruthe Farmer, Yannic Kilcher, and Trisha Prabhu.  

In this episode of Debugged, Medha Gupta sits down with Tory Smithe, Senior Manager, Healthcare & Life Sciences and leader of digital marketing strategy at Adobe.  Smithe shares her inspiring journey from having a passion in healthcare to being at the forefront of translating digital technology for healthcare leaders.  Smithe shares what the intersection of digital technology and healthcare means to her, the importance of creating your “personal brand,” and advice for young entrepreneurs excited to start their own initiatives!  Tune in to learn more about this fascinating intersection and Smithe’s amazing insight!

Tory Smithe is a Senior Manager, Healthcare & Life Sciences at Adobe.  With extensive experience in the healthcare provider space, Tory brings experience in digital engagement strategy, multi-disciplinary collaboration and growth leadership to her role at Adobe.  As a leader in the healthcare & life Sciences vertical, she focuses on aligning organizational business objectives to the capabilities of Adobe Experience Cloud, both through direct to customer consulting and internal vertical strategy.  Before joining Adobe, Tory led digital marketing strategy and solutions for CommonSpirit Health, where she focused on elevating marketing-driven growth impact through the use of data and technology. Tory holds a BA in advertising from California State University, Fullerton and an MPA from California State University, Long Beach.

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