Charles Smith is most famous for being a world class professional athlete. As a professional basketball player Charles possessed many great qualities – competitiveness, discipline, hard work, and many others.
As an entrepreneur, corporate executive, and inventor Charles has utilized these same attributes to succeed. His competitive spirit drives him to constantly look for “a better way”. This drive combined with his technical ingenuity, problem solving skills, and technical knowledge and abilities resulted in Charles being an inventor on multiple patents.
As an athlete Charles led by example through his work ethic. Charles challenged himself and those around him to be their best. His highly effective leadership by example is on constant display in his professional and entrepreneurial endeavors.
The steady resolve and steely determination he displayed on the hardwoods has carried over to the executive suite and corporate boardrooms as he has been a player at the highest levels of corporate America. Charles’ high capacity for work which enabled him to reach the pinnacle of professional sports remains in his professional business life. As a result of Charles high record of achievement and success in various fields, Charles is a highly sought-after guest speaker at numerous international conferences and events.
In the NBA, Charles D. Smith Jr. established himself as one of the most versatile players, drawing off his solid career at the University of Pittsburgh. With each team he played with, Smith was an integral part in facilitating his teams compete at a superior level of excellence.
Here is a snapshot of his NBA career highlights.