Ted Smith is a principal at Applied AI Institute. With over 30 years of experience in technology, application development, product development, outsourcing and data center operations, he has led teams as VP of Engineering, VP of Product Development, Project Executive and Chief Information Officer. His experience spans telecommunications, professional services, environmental sustainability and software product companies.
Ted is a veteran practitioner in the field of AI. He setup an AI incubator at a Fortune 100 corporation, where they deployed a number of conversational AI and Graph AI applications in 1990s. He turned process heavy organizations into agile delivery teams. Ted also co-led a joint venture, the Initiative for Managing Knowledge Assets (IMKA), consisting of five Fortune 100 companies, in developing a technological base for managing corporate knowledge using Graph AI. This venture, IMKA was referenced in the book, Intelligent Enterprise by James Brian Quinn (1992) and is also the subject of a Harvard Business Case Study.
Ted Smith holds a Master of Science in Systems Management from the University of Denver, and certifications as Project Executive, Project Management Professional, Scrum Master, Scrum Product Owner, Agile Leader and Total Quality Management Instructor. He has presented at Western Communications Forum and has been referenced in Fortune Magazine