Telematix Institute, Burnaby BC, Canada.
Mr. Smart has over thirty years of professional
experience in telecommunications and computing technology. Through
most of his career, he has specialized in the application of
telecommunications technology to business and industrial computing
Mr. Smart has been responsible for technical designs, project
management and budget control for a number of large energy-related
projects in Canada and overseas. He managed key data communications
planning and design projects for the Saudi ARAMCO, including
performance and reliability features of these activities.
He held responsibility for the design and provisioning of
communications services for a Northern Canada oil pipeline system,
supporting all aspects of planning and procurement of
telecommunications services, specifically including operational
supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems.
Mr. Smart has established a widely respected reputation as a
consultant to industry and government clients in context of
business data network design, strategic analysis, detailed
requirements specification and reengineering initiatives. He has
acted as project leader for a number of key projects, including a
national weather service data collection infrastructure design, a
multi-vendor open architecture enterprise network design for a
Fortune 500 company, and a regional mobile radio-based data network
for a law enforcement application.
Since his first encounter with a consulting assignment that gave
him opportunity to teach a professional training course in 1983, he
has increasingly focused his career on this role as a personal
priority. He is in high demand as a uniquely experienced presenter,
having successfully delivered in excess of 500 Internet
Architecture (TCP/IP), Data Networking, Mobile Computing, Network
Security, Broadband Cable and SCADA Technology training courses in
some 20 countries world-wide.
Mr. Smart is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province
of British Columbia, and a member of the IEEE.
Mr. Smart has been a member of the CEI-Europe Faculty since