Richard Allen Smith Jr, Kaazing
Mr. Smith is responsible for Kaazing's business and product strategy. Prior to joining Kaazing, Mr. Smith was Principal Product Manager for Oracle Application Development Tools. In his role as Principal Product Manager he was responsible for the evangelism and product direction of Oracle ADF Faces Rich Client as well as Oracle's AJAX and Java EE Web Tier offerings.
Prior to joining the application server team, Mr. Smith worked for Oracle's consulting business as a Principal Consultant, specializing in Java EE and AJAX development. In addition, Ric is a frequent speaker at Oracle events and has written articles featured in industry publications such as Java Developer's Journal and AJAX World Magazine.
He was also a representative to the OpenAjax Alliance and a graduate of the University of Arizona.