Mr. Smith ("Smitty") has more than 30 years of experience in the broadcast engineering industry. He served as Vice President of Radio Engineering for Greater Media for 34 years. He previously held similar positions with First Media Corporation, the Marriott-owned station group, as well as Tribune Broadcasting in New York.
Mr. Smith has been the recipient of many industry awards and accolades including the prestigious Radio Engineering Achievement Award from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), which honors industry leaders making significant and state-of-the-art contributions in broadcast engineering. He has been consistently named one of the most admired U.S. radio engineers by Radio Ink magazine. Mr. Smith has also been the recipient of Radio World magazine's "Excellence in Engineering" Award, which recognizes those individuals representing the highest ideals of the U.S. broadcast engineering profession.
Mr. Smith is an active member of the NAB's Pilot technology advocacy program and the National Radio Systems Committee (NRSC). He currently serves on the NRSC's Digital Radio Broadcast, RBDS and AM/FM Analogue Broadcasting Subcommittees and served as overall chairman of NRSC from 2007-2017. As a former chairman of the NRSC DAB subcommittee, Mr. Smith spent 15 years evaluating and developing the next generation of U.S. digital radio services. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) and an associate member of the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers (AFCCE). Mr. Smith routinely participates in industry events as both presenter and session chairman.
Mr. Khanna has been providing consulting engineering services to the broadcasting industry for more than 36 years. He received his Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) from George Washington University in Washington D.C. and is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the District of Columbia. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a member and past president of the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers (AFCCE).
Mr. Guill has more than 40 years of experience in the broadcast engineering field following a two-year service with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. He received his engineering certificate (1501) from the District of Columbia. He is an associate member of the Association of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers (AFCCE). Mr. Guill frequently participates in engineering reviews and seminars presented by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and IEEE.