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Biography of Ron Smith

Ron SmithMr. Smith is a founding partner in Verdant Power Inc., a renewable energy company commercializing kinetic hydropower systems that deliver hydro electricity without dams or impoundments, in the United States for global application.

His prior experience includes leading the start-up, growth and sale of a nationwide consumer advertising company; management consulting as a Principal with Booz Allen Hamilton; serving on the headquarters management advisory staff at Bendix Aerospace Group; and organizational consulting to Commanding Officers of staffs and operating units in the U.S. Navy as a Navy Lieutenant.  He served as a U.S. Navy carrier pilot in Vietnam, and retired as a naval reserve intelligence officer.

He has an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MS in Systems Management from the University of Southern California, and a BA in mathematics and economics from Mount Saint Mary’s University.  


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