Ted Smith was appointed by Mayor Greg Fischer as the Chief of Louisville Metro Government’s Office of Economic Growth & Innovation. Ted’s efforts include the 2012 IBM Smarter City Challenge-winning adoption of Asthmapolis sensor inhalers across Louisville to develop a new understanding of asthma.

Ted Smith was appointed by Mayor Greg Fischer as the Chief of Louisville Metro Government’s Office of Economic Growth & Innovation. Ted’s efforts include the 2012 IBM Smarter City Challenge-winning adoption of Asthmapolis sensor inhalers across Louisville to develop a new understanding of asthma. Ted also serves on the Business faculty of the University of Louisville where he leads the Health Sector Management MBA, and is a member of the Project on Municipal Innovation Advisory Group, a network of mayoral chiefs of staff and policy directors convened by Living Cities and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Prior to city government, he was appointed Senior Innovation Advisor in the HHS Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) of Health IT. He founded chronic disease news service MedTrackAlert which was acquired by Health Central in 2008.