Dr. Klyne Smith has more than 25+ years of IT and Telecommunication technical experience in project management, complex solution delivery, requirements, business development, consulting, and operations. He has managed end to end solutions across IT, transportation, sports, retail, utilities, finance, entertainment, and telecommunication. Dr. Smith has successfully delivered solutions on 5 continents and in over 20 countries.
Dr. Smith has his Doctor of Software Engineering from Southern Methodist University; BS in Computer Science / Mathematics from Xavier University; MIS from George Washington University; MBA from Christian Brothers University; certification in Project Manager (PMP).
In 2018, Dr. Smith started his own Professional Services Delivery company with a focus on de-risking project execution, developing/innovating organization project management capabilities, and leading day to day complex solution delivery projects.
Dr. Smith teaches graduate and undergraduate students on Project Management, Software Engineering, Requirements Engineering, Network Architecture Design, Senior Design Capstone, and Software Defined Networking at Southern Methodist University. Dr. Smith integrates enterprise solutions, data analytics, application security, cloud, and orchestration through projects and assignments.
Prior to starting his own company, he worked and held senior executive positions at IBM, Masergy Communications, Caesars Entertainment, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, and TRT. Throughout his career, he was the primary delivery lead or made significant contributions in developing and executing technical business strategies for companies such as Comcast, Wal-Mart, Amazon, Amtrak, Target, Macy’s, Coke, the NBA, the Olympics, Hertz, AT&T, NET Brazil, New York Transit Authority, Maxis, Claro, Bell Canada, Proctor and Gamble, New York Stock Exchange, Chattanooga Utilities, Bharti, Telstra, China Unicom, and SingTel.