Jeff Smith is the Managing Partner of QuantumIOT, an IoT systems integrator. He brings extensive experience, having served as
the Chief Technology Officer of Catapult Health and as the Chief Technology and Strategy Officer of Numerex, a company later acquired by Sierra Wireless.
Additionally, he played pivotal roles as the Founding Chair of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) IOT Committee and the Convener of
the Global IOT Standardization Task Force of the ITU/United Nations.
With a rich background in emerging technologies, Dr. Smith's career spans across renowned organizations like Motorola, The Robotics Institute,
and the SuperCollider, where he contributed to wireless sensor and control systems for entities such as FBI, CIA, DOD, DOE, NASA, and USPS.
His entrepreneurial spirit led him to found companies like SensorLogic (acquired by Gemalto), Ublip (acquired by Numerex), and On-Ramp (acquired
by Verio), along with several other tech ventures. Dr. Smith's expertise is acknowledged through his board memberships in companies like Numerex,
Winning Habits, CreditAnswers, and more, as well as his advisory role in Motus Labs and various IOT, A.I., and Robotics firms. He holds a B.S.
in Engineering Science from Trinity University and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Engineering (A.I. and Robotics) from the University of Texas at
Arlington (UTA), where he is an esteemed Alumnus actively involved in multiple boards.
Dr. Smith's passion for technology is rivaled by his commitment to sustainable living on his high-tech farm in East Texas, where he conducts
research in IOT, Autonomous Vehicles, and Ag Tech. He remains a sought-after speaker known for his engaging style, globally recognized as a
technology evangelist and visionary.