Kevin Smith of Cupcake Digital on Kids and Education
It all started in the kitchen when Kevin, a trained chef, got tired of whipping cream and decided to cook up an altogether different career. Today, more than a decade later, Kevin manages Cupcake’s app development teams in the creation of deluxe storybooks and games, while also managing client relations and facilitating the marketing and sales process.
Kevin has been involved in game and app development for more than 12 years. During his years at Antidote and Toybox Games, he developed tech-based products that sold millions of units in the brick-and-mortar retail space. resulting in hundreds of millions of downloads.
Kevin and Cupcake’s Chairman and CEO Brad, began working together at Atrinsic and Infiknowledge (the Canadian parent company), where Kevin managed development teams for many high-traffic web properties, including an online dating site with more than two million active members, a high-volume music download site, as well a casual games portal with hundreds of titles from dozens of third-party game developers.
Kevin also worked with Brad at Aspen University as Senior Vice President of Technology. During his tenure there, he was responsible for digitizing all operations, transforming the online university from a paper-based entity to one that can compete effectively in the digital age.