Kevin Smith, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of C2S Consulting Group, leads the development and execution of C2SCG’s business strategy and aligns C2SCG’s unique capabilities to solve customer’s most pressing challenges. Before joining C2S Consulting Group, Kevin was a director at Gartner in the federal and defense sectors, leading teams in support of Air Force clients across the southeast and southwest. Kevin’s team was responsible for supporting their clients’ most mission-critical initiatives through aligning industry best practices, providing one-on-one SME engagements, conducting engaging workshops, aligning peer connections from other DoD branches as well as private sector leaders, and conducting world class events. It was through these efforts that Kevin’s team ensured that Gartner Air Force leaders were able to implement technical innovations that drove mission success.
Prior to joining Gartner, Kevin was a lead associate and the senior IT program manager for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) Intelligence Community Information Technology Enterprise (IC ITE) Service Provider, referred to as the Intelligence Community Network (ICN). Delivering Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) connectivity to the IC and DoD via the ICN; the world’s largest classified network. The ICN was architected and built to be the most robust, resilient, and secure network ever developed. This required unprecedented levels of co-operation, technical integration, and governance from all 17 intelligence community agencies, organizations, and DoD branches.
Mr. Smith is also a Navy veteran, who worked operations and intelligence missions in the F-18 community as well as at U.S. Naval Force Central Command in the Middle East.