Chief Technology Officer
                 Roger Smith, Ph.D.
                  U.S. Army Program Executive Office for
                  Simulation, Training and Instrumentation

Dr. Smith is the Chief Scientist and Chief Technology
Officer for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation
(STRI). He is responsible for providing technology
strategy and guidance in support of the STRI Program
Executive Officer’s mission to provide materiel
solutions and services in modeling, simulation, training
and test/instrumentation to support the Soldier.

PEO STRI annually executes programs valued at more than
$2 billion with a workforce that includes over 900
military, civilian, government and industry personnel.
Acquisition programs cover 463 contracts valued at more
than $6.7 billion and support 334,000 training systems
at 516 sites worldwide, including 15 countries. In
addition, PEO STRI's Foreign Military Sales program
supports 52 countries.

Dr. Smith began his professional career as an Operations Analyst for the F-16
fighter program in Fort Worth, Texas. He conducted multiple studies on aircraft
survivability and vulnerability, chemical weapons effectiveness, air and space
defense systems, and national overhead intelligence systems. He was a founding
member of a $50 million laboratory designed to conduct system-of-system
engineering studies incorporating weapons and C4I systems from all services.

Dr. Smith moved to Northern Virginia to develop and field Army simulations of
intelligence systems and supported training in Germany, South Korea, and multiple
CONUS locations. He also developed analytical and training simulations for several
national intelligence agencies. Prior to joining PEO STRI, Dr. Smith worked on
simulations for testing the Future Combat System, system architectures for
OneTESS, and cost estimation tools for the Joint Advanced Distributed Learning

He has been a very active member of the simulation profession, publishing over 100
technical and management papers, and has served on the faculties of three
universities. Dr. Smith holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics, M.S. in Statistics,
Master’s in Business Administration, and Ph.D. in Computer Science.

(January 2007)

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