As director of the Shared Infrastructure (SI) division of the Ohio Technology Consortium, Jeff Smith oversees database, development, system administration, project management, desktop support and Service Now teams.
The SI group provides a wide range of technical services to all OH-TECH member organizations (OSC, OARnet, OhioLINK, eStudent Services) as well as the Department of Higher Education and affiliated units. Shared Infrastructure services include desktop support, video conferencing, system administration, database, application development, LAN services, project management, Service Now and security.
Smith has served in several roles within Shared Infrastructure since 2009. Most recently, he served as database and development manager before accepting the director position. Smith played a key role in integrating an Application Development group into SI using declarative development methodologies on top of the existing shared services databases.
Smith holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Franklin University.