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Yazhi Smith

Director, IT Services | Vista Equity Partners | Austin

Yazhi Smith joined Vista Equity Partners in 2019. Ms. Smith is responsible for overseeing IT portfolio management, IT procurement, and IT information security for Vista Equity Partners.

Prior to joining Vista, Ms. Smith worked at Rackspace Hosting Inc., where she served in several roles including Director of the Project Management Office (PMO) and Director of Program Management, where she led Rackspace’s corporate PMO function. Before her time with Rackspace, Ms. Smith held multiple Technical Program Management positions at companies such as Intuit, Shaw Telecommunications, and IBM.



B.S. in Computer Science, University of Auckland