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Roger Dean Smith

Roger Dean Smith

Dr. Roger Smith writes on technology, leadership, innovation, and fitness. His work is derived from over 25 years of experience in business, leadership, and technology.

He studied mathematics and computer science in college, which led to a career in simulation and computer gaming. While working professionally, he continued his education to earn Doctoral and Master's degrees in business management. He is currently the Chief Technology Officer for Florida Hospital's Nicholson Center for Surgical Advancement, and has just finished a tour as the CTO for US Army Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation. Prior to this he was a CTO and Vice President for several software companies.

He has published over 150 papers on innovation, management, technology, and simulation. He received the ACM Distinguished Contribution Award for his work in simulation, the Commanders Medal for Civilian Service with the U.S. Army, the Meritorious Service Award for his work with the defense industry, and numerous other awards over a 25 year career. He is an avid athlete and obstacle course racer, competing in over 25 races every year.

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