Kara Smith

VP, Financial Planning & Analysis

As Datto’s Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis, Kara is responsible for budgeting and reporting, strategic long-term planning, investment and decision support analysis, and measuring and managing financial metrics.

Kara joined Datto in 2015 as a Financial Planning and Analysis Manager tasked with building out the budgeting process and standardizing reporting across the company. Kara was named Vice President of the department in April 2019. Prior to Datto, Kara began her career in public accounting at UHY and BDO Seidman before joining MapInfo (Pitney Bowes Software) as a Financial Planning and Analysis Manager supporting the North America go-to-market strategy and most recently held the role of Director of Global Financial Decision Support at LexisNexis.

Kara earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh.