Leland Smith is a technologist with over 15 years of experience working at the intersection of digital and development. At Abt Global, he sits in the Data and Digital Services team, supporting USAID programs in agriculture, health, and climate change with solutions design and implementation. He has a background in computer science, and has worn many hats over the years, including web development, computer networking, systems administration, data analytics, and database management. He has a degree in Classics from Wesleyan University and a masters in ICT for Development from CU Boulder. He lives in Denton, Texas.