With over 25 years of software development experience, Bryan Smith manages all aspects of R&D organization and operations for Rocket Software. Prior to joining Rocket, he was an IBM Distinguished Engineer in the Information Management division of the IBM Software Group, where he held various engineering, management, and customer-facing roles. He has thirteen granted patents on software and holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics from the California State University, at Pomona and Chico.