Ahmed Smith

Technical Recruiter

Email: Ahmed.Smith@edgelink.com

Ahmed is a Technical Recruiter with EdgeLink. He has significant sales, account management, and business development experience. Ahmed excels at getting to know people and actively listening to what is going on with them. He also puts a huge amount of time into understanding where they are really coming from while giving positive feedback.

Ahmed has lived all over the United States, from Wisconsin to Arizona and Florida. He has now called Portland, Oregon home for the last 6 years. He was educated in Wisconsin, where he went from grade school all the way to University of Wisconsin. Ahmed spends most of his days working (which he loves), playing sports, and spending time with his family and friends.

Getting the Edge on Ahmed

First job:
My first job was at McDonald’s when I was 14 years old.

Pet(s):
Dog – Razzle, Cat(s) – Sophia and Marley

Embarrassing story about yourself:
I walked up to receive an award, but I heard the wrong name and it wasn’t the award I’d won.

Favorite food:
Corn Beef Sliders with a dill pickle on the side

Most desired vacation destination:
Rome, Italy or the Maldives

What’s the most beautiful place you’ve ever been?
Solider Field to watch the Chicago Bears play.

If you could time travel, where would you go?
Zaire, Africa October 29th, 1974 to watch Muhammad Ali vs. George Foreman.