Dasha Smith

Dasha Smith

General Counsel

Dasha Smith is the Executive Vice President, Global Chief Human Resources Officer for Sony Music Entertainment.  In this role, Ms. Smith is responsible for the global human resources function including talent acquisition, talent management, total rewards, employee relations and organizational development.

Prior to joining Sony Music in February of 2018, Ms. Smith served as the Managing Director, Office of the Chairman and Global Chief Human Resources Officer for GCM Grosvenor, a leading alternative investment firm.  At GCM Grosvenor, Ms. Smith was a member of a five-person executive committee that managed the firm.  Additionally, she directly managed the human resources, administration, real estate, diversity and corporate social responsibility functions.  

Prior to joining GCM Grosvenor in 2011, Ms. Smith spent ten years at Time Inc., where she most recently led the Employee Relations and Employment Law departments.  Ms. Smith also previously worked in the Time Inc. legal department, where she was responsible for the legal and business affairs for several Time Inc. business units. 

Early in her career, Ms. Smith practiced as an international corporate attorney at the law firms of Latham & Watkins, Covington & Burling and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

A native of Denver, Colorado, Ms. Smith earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Georgetown University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Virginia.

Ms. Smith serves on the Georgetown University Board of Regents as well as the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and University of Virginia School of Law Advisory Boards. She is also a Trustee of the Dalton School, in New York City.