Frederick Wallace Smith is a businessperson who founded FedEx Corp. and who has been the head of 8 different companies. Currently, Mr. Smith is Co-Chairman for The Energy Security Leadership Council and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for FedEx Corp., Chairman at Federal Express Corp. (a subsidiary of FedEx Corp.). He is also Co-Chairman at The French-American Business Council, Member of The Business Council, Member of National Aviation Hall of Fame, Inc. and Member of The Business Roundtable and on the board of 5 other companies.
He previously occupied the position of Chairman-Governors Board at Airlines for America, Inc., Chairman-Governors Board at International Air Transport Association, Manager for Pilot Co., Chairman of Federal Express Corp., Officer at United States Marine Corps and Chairman for US-China Business Council.
He received an undergraduate degree from Yale University.