Nicole Smith is the founder and CEO of Flytographer. Prior to Flytographer Nicole worked as a product manager for a Seattle-based tech startup, and spent over 13 years in marketing and consulting roles at Microsoft. Through her time with Microsoft, she was able to use her marketing and management skills to successfully build and execute results oriented programs and develop high impact content to support product launches, sales and integrated marketing efforts. While on a trip with her best friend in Paris Flytographer was born from the idea that memories are the best travel souvenirs. In just three years, Nicole has grown the Flytographer network to 350 photographers in 175 destinations on every continent but Antarctica and secured her first round of funding from BC-based angel investors. She has also forged official partnerships with global travel brands including Context Travel tours and Fairmont Hotels. Press around the world has featured Flytographer such as Conde Nast Traveler “The Future of Travel Photography” , Forbes, “The #1 Gift for Travelers” and Oprah.com “An Ingenious Track Hack”.