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Kent Smith

Managing Partner, Executive Technology Advisor/CIO
Kent Smith, as the visionary founding Partner at ourCIO, embarked on a mission to democratize digital technology for small and medium businesses, crafting a unique model that empowers SMEs with the trusted advice and leadership typically reserved for larger enterprises. With roots in Information Technology stretching back to his teenage years in the mid '90s, Kent's journey through the tech landscape has been marked by early achievements and rapid ascension to executive IT leadership by his mid-20s. His progressive leadership style is a testament to his exceptional relationship-building skills, his knack for instituting positive change, and his unwavering commitment to 'getting things done.' Kent's business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit are the driving forces behind his work, complemented by his advocacy for continuous improvement and passion for guiding businesses through transformation and innovation. A staunch proponent of IT risk management, Kent's expertise extends to cybersecurity oversight, ensuring robust protection for the businesses he champions.

Knowledge Domains

  • Strategic Planning
  • IT Risk Management
  • Cybersecurity
  • Operations
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Business Analysis
  • Coaching & Team Building
  • Infrastructure
  • Change Management
  • Vendor Management & Procurement

Industry Experience

  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Member Organizations
  • Agriculture
  • Crown Corporations
  • Non-Profit & Charity
  • Transportation
  • Community Services
  • Fitness
  • Healthcare

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