The Extraordinary Think And Do (TANDO) Tank
David Smith (1988)
tandofellow@tando.org
Expertise
future forecasting
strategic planning
tech road maps
Technology
technology transfer
Bio

David Smith is a futurist and technologist with more than 30 years of experience in digital convergence, strategic planning, and emerging technologies. He is currently the president of SocialCare, a government certified Electronic Health Platform with social networking features which connect doctors, patients, care teams, pharmas, ancillary healthcare providers, and extended care teams such as fitness and diet care teams. Previously he served as CEO of HBMG Inc. and Strategic Pathways LLC in Austin, Texas, where he led in global strategic planning, product development, and business execution. Smith has assisted in creating and implementing plans for Fortune 100 companies, emerging companies, universities, and government agencies, including Bank of America, Boeing, CIA, Lockheed Martin, National Security Agency, Sun Microsystems, and the US Department of Defense. As a visionary leader in innovation, he has played an integral role leading two of the nation’s most successful consortia, SEMATECH and the Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC); designing IN-Q-TEL for the US intelligence agencies, the intelligence community’s R&D venture capital solution; and working on the Coordination Committee and the Steering and Implementation Committees that developed the highly respected Semiconductor Industry Association National Technology Roadmap. As a keynote speaker, teacher, and presenter, Mr. Smith delivers presentations focused on the broad, emerging trends of the technological future. He is quoted in many publications, classes, and books. In a recent survey, the Analysis of Presenting, he was selected as a “Top 10 Really Good Presenter.” Mr. Smith is a fellow of the Society for Design and Process Science. He was awarded the SEMATECH Eagle Award for a 1993 Strategic Plan and the Council of Consortia Award for Extraordinary Contributions and Achievement in Technology Transfer. Mr. Smith received his bachelor of science degree from the College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin.

All Fellows
Kaisa Still
Liz Brailsford
Shunsuke Managi
Manhar Singh
Sharif Uddin Ahmed Rana
Mohan Nair
Steven T. Walsh
Nathan “Nth” Bar-Fields
Sahil Gupta
T.W. Kang
David Wimberly
Russell Kalmacoff
Ruzanna Tarverdyan
Finn Kydland
Manuel Heitor
Paul M. Joyal
Keenan D. Grenell
John Sibley Butler (1989)
Art Markman (2005)
John N. Doggett (1989)
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