Galen Smith is the Chief Executive Officer of Redbox, a leading entertainment company. He began his journey with the company at Coinstar, Redbox’s former parent company, and assumed the role of Corporate Vice President of Finance and Treasurer in 2010. In 2011, Smith transitioned to Senior Vice President of Finance at Redbox where he led financial operations and business negotiations, including studio deals. In 2013, Smith became Chief Financial Officer of Outerwall (Coinstar Inc. after a name change) — eventually rising to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Redbox in 2016.
Prior to Redbox, Smith was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley. A graduate of Wheaton College in Political Science and a MBA in Finance and Economics from the University of Chicago, Smith resides in the Seattle area with his family and is an avid Seattle Seahawks fan.