Dr. Smith is the Chief Technical Officer of Numerex (NASDAQ: NMRX). Numerex offers the broadest choice of secure machine- to-machine (M2M) network services and solutions. Previously a scientist for Motorola, The Robotics Institute, and the Super conducting Super Collider (SSC), Dr. Smith has worked on wireless sensor and control systems developed for the FBI, CIA, DOD, DOE, NASA, and USPS – from autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles to particle accelerators. In 1993, he co-founded and served as President and CEO of OnRamp Technologies, a pioneer internet service provider, subsequently acquired by Verio, which is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT communications. During Jeff’s tenure at Verio as Regional President and Board member, the company grew to one of the largest web-hosting companies in the world and a principal international ISP. In 2000, Verio was sold to NTT for $5.5B. In 2002, Dr. Smith founded SensorLogic, now one of the industry’s leading telemetry service providers. Recently he founded Ublip, a provider of Web 2.0 applications for remote asset management. Jeff currently serves on Numerex’s board of directors. He has also served on the boards of technology companies including Winning Habits, CreditAnswers, Vericenter, and Verio.