Greg Smith is a recognized technology leader with over 19 years in the information technology and software sector. Currently acting as Director for Livefire Solutions globally. Greg is focused on building and leading a worldwide team of architects and engineers with supporting and enabling VMware’s top Partners and Professional Services teams in the sale and delivery of complex solutions tailored to address challenges business face today.
With a strong technical background in Hardware, Virtualization and Cloud computing, Greg has led numerous large-scale programs and projects that focus on adding value while reducing cost and complexity to stakeholders. In addition to a technical background Greg has experience with Agile Program Management, Budget and Financial Management, Operations, Business Transformation and developing high performing teams.
While holding a variety of jobs with increasing responsibility and visibility at VMware, Greg managed a project portfolio that resulted in the doubling of regional PSO revenue while growing profit margins and increasing customer satisfaction.
Prior to joining VMware in 2006, Greg held various technical and leadership roles with Lockheed Martin, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and Cisco Systems.
Greg holds a Master’s degree in Business and Program Management Sciences from Northeastern University, graduating Magna Cum-Laude and a Bachelor’s Degree from Michigan State University in Telecommunication. In addition to his education accomplishments Greg is a current Project Management Professional (PMP) and SCRUM Master.