Phil Smith - COO

Chief Operating Officer

Phil Smith

Mr. Smith has over 25 years of experience as an executive leader in the technology industry. Mr. Smith is currently the Chief Operating Officer at Racksquared with full P & L responsibility for the company. Mr. Smith also serves as the Chief Information Officer for The Wasserstrom Company.

Prior to joining Racksquared and Wasserstrom, Mr. Smith owned his own consultancy, E.P. Smith Consultants, LLC focused on providing business strategy, technology strategy, product management/product development and marketing services for businesses of all sizes. Other positions that Mr. Smith has held include Vice President and General Manager, Global Network Product Lines for Sterling Commerce, Vice President of Solutions Marketing and Management of Outsourcing for Unisys Corporation, Vice President and GM of Consumer Markets at CoreComm Ltd and various marketing and sales leadership positions for UUNET and CompuServe Inc.

Mr. Smith earned his Masters of Business Administration from Xavier University and a Bachelors of Science degree majoring in Management Information Systems from Bowling Green State University.

Mr. Smith serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Mission Data Corporation. Mission Data is a software and web development company headquartered in Louisville, KY. Mr. Smith is the past Chairman of the Board of Trustees for HandsOn Central Ohio, a local Columbus-based not-for-profit agency that provides emergency services and support to those in need of help through the local 211 phone service.