Brett Smith brings over 25 years of experience building and implementing information technology products and systems in the government contracting and commercial sectors. Prior to joining Leidos Biomedical Research, he was vice president of engineering for a software and solutions company where he led product development, support and IT. During his term, he converted the development teams to Agile, modernized the corporate infrastructure, and led successful project executions for Federal, Civilian, and Intelligence agencies. Prior to that role, he managed an engineering consulting company in North Carolina, providing hardware and software design for the telecommunications and data communications industry. Smith received a B.S.E.E. from West Virginia University and an M.S. in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University.