Al Smith is a Public Sector Solutions Architect employed by Microsoft. With over 20 years focused on technology solutions for state and local government, Mr. Smith has championed digital transformation in numerous public sector agencies, including Health and Human Services, Conservation, Transportation, Attorneys and Inspectors Generals, Geospatial and Labor among many others.
Al’s technology base is nearly as widespread as his experience, including application development in a number of programming languages, database design, software architecture and intelligent business applications leveraging cloud platforms. Mr. Smith holds a number of industry certifications including Microsoft Certified Application Developer and Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer, as well as a Microsoft Certified Dynamics Specialist.
Mr. Smith recently presented the OPIIS Solution to the Executive Office of the President/Office of National Drug Control Policy in Washington D.C., with the goal of introducing a technology solution at the National level which could aid in stemming the Opioid epidemic within individual states.