The SMAART management team is made up of talented individuals working together to provide the best solutions in healthcare. We invite you to learn more about our professional team below.
Peter J. Foster
President and Chief Executive Officer, has over 35 years’ experience successfully managing companies in technology markets. His extensive general management experience involves both large and small companies and all phases of startup and high growth businesses. He has managed companies through acquisitions, mergers, sales, strategic alliances, private equity financings and IPOs. Mr. Foster has a technical background with an engineering degree from Stevens Institute of Technology and holds 17 patents in technology applications. He has spoken at numerous technical conferences and written a book on speech recognition technology.
Kim S. Terry
Chief Financial Officer, has over 25 years’ experience in all aspects of finance and operations from start-ups to large organizations. Ms. Terry received her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin in 1981. She worked in public accounting in California and Texas until she joined a start-up technology company, Voice Control Systems in 1983. During her tenure at VCS, she led the financial activities through private funding rounds, a public stock offering, three corporate acquisitions, as well as a technology cross licensing agreement with IBM. Voice Control Systems was a NASDAQ (National Market) listed company at the time it was acquired by the Speech Processing Division of Philips Electronics. Following the acquisition of VCS by Philips, Ms. Terry served as Vice President of Finance and Operations and was responsible for the financial and operational, aspects of Philips Speech Processing Americas. Ms. Terry holds two patents related to speech recognition.
John M. Turner
Director of Network Services and Operations, brings more than 12 years’ experience in network operations and software development ranging from small start-ups to large public companies. Mr. Turner received his degrees in Computer Science Engineering and Mathematics from the University of Texas at Arlington. Prior to SMAART, Mr. Turner founded Abound Software, a software development company providing software solutions to government bodies like The United States Marine Corps, United States Justice Department as well as software solutions to other countries.