Our Team

Zack Smotherman • Principal

Zack Smotherman
Boston • Joined Battery in 2013

Zack joined Battery in 2013 as a vice president and was promoted to principal in 2017. He focuses on later-stage investments in industrial technologies. Zack is currently involved with Battery’s investments in Audio Precision; Physical Property Testing (PPT), a platform created with James Heal and Mecmesin; Process Sensing Technologies, a platform company created with Analytical Industries, Dynament, LDetek, Michell Instruments, NTRON, Rotronic and Status Scientific; Noise & Vibration Technologies, a platform company created with Data Physics, Lansmont Corp. and Team Corp; TTP Labtech; Qognify, a company spun out of NICE Systems’ Physical Security Business Unit and a platform created with OnSSI; and Robotiq.

Prior to Battery, Zack was an associate at WestView Capital Partners, where he evaluated and executed middle-market buyout and recapitalization transactions across the tech-enabled services and software sectors.  Zack began his career in the investment banking group at Avondale Partners.

Zack graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University with a BS in economics. He also holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.