Mr. Smith has worked in the field of Healthcare Information Technology for 20 years and currently serves as the SVP of Information Technology & CIO at Banner Health, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit healthcare systems.  He brings strong experience in helping integrated healthcare systems provide customer-centric, value-add healthcare solutions enabled by innovative information technology.  His passion is to actively drive the convergence of business and technology strategies to improve the health care industry.  Mr. Smith received his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and holds an MBA in IT Management.