Former VMware Global VP Dane Smith Joins Civic Resource Group International as President
LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Civic Resource Group Int'l (CRGI) welcomes Dane Smith as President. Mr. Smith will be providing strategic leadership working with the CRGI Executive Team, Advisory Board, and community leaders to establish long-term goals and strategies for implementing Smart City campaigns internationally. Smith's responsibilities for growth strategy and business vision will support CRGI's global expansion as Mobile/Cloud/Data solutions provider for the public sector.
Smith will be responsible for formulating strategic multi-aspect sales plan of the Company's CivicConnect™ products-portfolio, expanding global sales channel ecosystem and introducing new sales/marketing programs along with evaluating their ROI.
"We are delighted to have Dane join CRG," said Dr. Curtin, Founder and CEO. "He is a talented, business leader with an impressive record of implementing successful strategies with measurable results. He understands the unique needs of government clients. I am personally looking forward to working with Dane. We are both passionate about the positive changes that the Internet of Things brings to the quality of people's lives."
"I commend CRG's approach of matching their cutting-edge solutions for public sector with the needs of the 'Mobile Citizenry,' whose demand for better public services is influenced by today's fast-changing environment of the Internet of Things," said Smith. "I'm excited to join CRG, whose mission, 'Fulfilling the Promise of Technology' matches their contribution to improving citizens' lives."
Mr. Smith comes to CRGI as former VP of Global Sales and Marketing at On-Ramp Wireless. Smith was SVP Sales, Marketing and Business Development at ClearEdge Power. At VMware Smith was VP of Americas Sales and later the Global VP of Systems Integration and Outsourcing and was instrumental to VMware's 2007 record-setting IPO. At Sun Microsystems, he held the role of VP of Western Area Sales and Field Operations. Smith earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University.
About Civic Resource Group International:
Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) is one of the world's leading providers of digital government solutions. CRGI pioneered a first-of-a-kind CivicConnect™, its Mobile/Cloud/Data platform and Product line. Since 2000, CRGI has been "Fulfilling the Promise of Technology™" for clients in the broad public sector. CRGI is a new breed of Company, innovating digital solutions, supporting Sustainable Communities, Efficient Public Services, Engaged Citizens and Better Quality of Life.
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