David Smelker


Senior Director of Software Engineering and Architecture at Webpt


How I Build Success During my 20 year career I have expanded my breadth of skills with proven history of successfully driving technology and business transformation consistently delivering results that improve efficiency and enhance service levels. I have worked my way up from hands-on roles into executive leadership and remain hands-on as needed to drive team success. I believe every experience has led me to today which allows me to be a stronger leader having served in my team s shoes. Throughout my career I have developed a strong business acumen and apply that to my work offering expertise on strategy to maximize results. As a trusted advisor and influential member of the executive leadership team I constantly identify areas for continuous improvement while developing tactical plans that profoundly impact critical business decisions. What Drives Me I am an advocate for developing scalable processes and automated solutions that strengthen infrastructure security and enhance end user satisfaction considering how technology affects businesses today and in the future by continuously cultivating opportunities to drive revenue while realizing cost savings. My broad technical expertise spans across enterprise systems and cloud architectures utilizing that knowledge to effectively communicate with cross-functional teams to align tactical solutions with business objectives. My Leadership Style I have expertise recruiting building and coaching high-performing loyal teams of advanced technical support staff up to 40 staff to deliver key initiatives on time and within budget. I inspire others to exceed metricsgoals fostering results through transparency accountability and engagement. I am passionate about mentoring emerging leaders to success by developing and facilitating innovative training programs to support individual development.