John Smith

Program Manager

U.S. Army SBIR

Michael John Smith is the Program Manager for the Army Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR). He has over twenty-five years of experience managing DoD Research and Development programs, primarily in weapons systems development within the U.S. Air Force and Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). Mr. Smith led system development within several programs, including C-130 Aircraft, Global Positioning System, Strategic Defense Initiative, and Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT). He served on the Secretariat of the Air Force-Acquisition staff at the Pentagon. He is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and served as a career Acquisition Program Manager while on active duty.