Marija Zivanovic-Smith is SVP of Corporate Marketing, Communications & External Relations for NCR Corporation. Her responsibilities include Corporate and Integrated Marketing, Corporate Communications & Media Relations, Digital Properties, and External Relations, focused on cultivating, leading, and delivering the strategies and programs that drive NCR’s brand and organizational identity. She also oversees the NCR Foundation, providing grants in communities where NCR employees and customers live and work around the globe.
A graduate of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, she is a public policy strategist and corporate affairs and business development expert with global experience handling issues in information technology, innovation, energy, and trade policy. In 2018 she was the recipient of a Gold Stevie Award and received the Serbian Medal of Honor.
Ms. Zivanovic-Smith is one of three U.S. representatives nominated by the White House to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Advisory Council (ABAC). She also serves on the Information Technology Industry Council (ITIC) Board of Directors, the Advisory Board of Serbian Blockchain Initiative (SBI), the Forbes Communications Council, the City of Atlanta WEI Board, and is a trustee of the NCR Foundation. Fluent in English and Serbian, and proficient in Italian and French, Ms. Zivanovic-Smith resides in Alexandria, Virginia, with her husband and their two daughters.