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Dr. Jerry A. Smith is a senior level executive in commercial enterprise software and services, with a proven success record in all phases of strategic and operational management. He is uniquely effective in the identification of technical and business problems, initiating change, and implementing processes that produce results. Dr. Smith also has a unique ability to motivate others in the achievement of individual and organizational goals with emphasis on teamwork and cross-organization cooperation.

Dr. Smith joined IPR International in 2002 as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Vice President of Engineering, a position established to play a strategic role in fueling the companyís growth and supporting their groundbreaking services in operational resiliency, data protection, and disaster recovery. As primary technology strategist and visionary for IPR, Dr. Smith charts the companyís technology course by identifying emerging technologies and market trends, and aligning current progress with future goals. Dr. Smith is the chief architect from many of IPRís new recovery architectures.

Dr. Smith has specialized in enterprise object-oriented technology, software development, and knowledge and artificial intelligent systems for more than 18 years. Before coming to IPR, he was the CTO at SCT, a global company that provided enterprise software solutions for higher education, utilities, process manufacturing, and government. Dr. Smith was also the CTO for Semaphore, a global consulting, training, and publishing firm specializing in object-oriented technology. In addition, He has held senior technology positions with Xerox; Sales Technologies, a Dun & Bradstreet Company; and KPMG.

Dr. Smith earned his Doctor of Philosophy and Masters of Science degrees in Computer Science from Nova Southeastern University, and his Bachelor of Science degree from California State Polytechnic University. He is also a former U.S. Naval Pilot and Navy Nuclear Power Submarine Officer.

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Jerry A. Smith, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
Nova Southeastern University
Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences
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Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314
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