Kevin Smith, MSIS, is the Director of IT at the Univeristy of Michigan Medical School. He also is the Secretary of the tranSMART Foundation and serves as the Community Manager. Twenty years of experience and progressive responsibility in information technology and informatics supporting the research and clinical missions of the University of Michigan Medical School and Health System. Experienced in strategic planning, project planning, project execution, system design and application development. Professional interests focus on academic IT and informatics to enable clinical and translational research at local, national and international levels. Leadership goals include the application of best practices in governance, change management, strategic planning and tactical implementation in a highly-regulated academic environment where unmet needs exceed available resources. To see Kevin's LinkedIn Profile, click HERE.