Kevin Smith | Co-Founder
Kevin Smith is the CEO & Co-founder of NextWave Performance LLC.
At NextWave, Kevin is responsible for the design and delivery of Process Redesign/Management Methodologies, the design and development of NextWave360, and the overall management of NextWave Performance LLC.
Prior to creating NextWave Performance, Kevin held the position of Vice President at Retreon Inc. where he was responsible for development of process and program management technology and delivery of process management and improvement professional services.
More recently, Kevin has held positions leading the user experience design and analytics teams for a large public technology company and managing service delivery for an international technology firm.
As a Senior Director at Qwest Communications, he led both the Systems Strategy and the Engineering Program Management teams for the National Networks organization. He spearheaded the deployment of new technologies programs and developed innovative web tools used by the corporation to manage as many as 15,000 concurrent projects for more than 6,000 users.
A "Six Sigma Black Belt," Kevin also led corporate process management and improvement initiatives at LCI International and MCI, and served at Booz·Allen Hamilton as a consultant in their Process Improvement practice.
Kevin holds a B.S. in Finance, as well as an M.B.A. in Quality/Process Management, both from the University of Maryland, College Park.
You can follow Kevin on Twitter @KevinMSmith or @KevinS on App.Net.