Nick Smith

President, CEO & Founder

Nick founded Sailes in 2018 after spending the majority of his career in strategic sales at CBS Corporation, iHeart Radio, Audacy and other companies. Through his time in Sales Leadership and Sales Management, he began to see how practical uses of AI could help human executives thrive by reducing repetitive manual tasks, increasing business development opportunities and multiplying output.

Nick relocated from New York City to his hometown of Kansas City, MO to found Sailes and focus on its rapid expansion. Today, he enjoys spending time with his wife and dogs while serving his community on the Vestry of Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral.

An Eagle Scout, and two-time CBS Radio “One to Watch” award recipient, Nick was named “40 Future Leaders of New York Politics…” by City and State Magazine.

Before leading Sailes, Nick was the co-host of “Common Ground” a radio show on WOR New York and iHeart Radio that focused on bridging the gap between business and labor.