As director of product marketing for embedded systems at NI, Jamie Smith leads the product marketing team for the company’s industrial and embedded products, including NI CompactRIO, vision, motion, and wireless. Since joining NI in 1996 as an application engineer, Jamie has held key leadership positions in sales, engineering, product strategy, corporate development, and marketing. In 2012, he was recognized as a Top Embedded Innovator by Embedded Computing Design and received an R&D 100 Award. He currently represents NI as a voting member of the Industrial Internet Consortium. He holds a BS degree in physics from UC Santa Barbara and an MS in applied physics from Stanford University.