Mr. Smith is the Co-founder of TASER International, headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ. TASER International is a global provider of safety technologies that prevent conflict and protect life.
As a founder of the world’s leading manufacturer of electronic control devices (ECDs), he is credited with founding a start-up company that today manufactures technology used by more than 17,200 international, federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and the U.S. military.
While at TASER, Mr. Smith was extensively involved in taking the company public, managing domestic and international sales, and presenting the TASER technology to government officials and law enforcement agencies worldwide.
He began his professional career at Jostens Learning Corporation and Andersen Consulting before co-founding TASER in 1993.
Mr. Smith is an avid aviation fan and is certified in multi-engine aircraft as an airline transport pilot.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in ecology and evolutionary biology from the University of Arizona and an M.B.A. degree from Northern Arizona University.