Tadgh Smith: Influencing Digital Transformation in Homeland Security
Tadgh Smith leads the Law Enforcement Systems and Analysis (LESA) of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) as the Deputy Assistant Director. His highly acclaimed work across nearly all government functions makes him noteworthy to be a speaker for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2023 Homeland Security Summit on November 15, 2023.
Get acquainted with Mr. Smith’s professional life, contributions, and influence on the digital transformation in Homeland Security.
About Tadgh Smith
Tadgh Smith has served as the Deputy Assistant Director of Law Enforcement Systems and Analysis at Immigration and Customs Enforcement since November 2011. During his tenure, he has played a crucial role in negotiations with unions and educated assemblies. Mr. Smith has also shared his expertise in various government facets with multiple world leaders.
Additionally, Mr. Smith shared his valuable experiences by mentoring numerous leaders and government experts who have gone on to play crucial digital transformation roles across multiple federal, state, and local agencies. His contributions to the government sector span beyond his personal achievements but extend to the future generation of leaders, as well.
On November 15, 2023, Mr. Smith is set to participate in the Potomac Officers Club’s 2023 Homeland Security Summit as a panelist. He joins other respected leaders who have championed the national security efforts of the federal government and have addressed the mission-critical challenges at present.
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Tadgh Smith’s skills in organizational development, policy analysis, and digital transformation, among others, stemmed from years at the university. He completed his Bachelor of Science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1988.
Previous work experiences
Tadgh Smith has accumulated over three decades of experience in government sectors, private industries, and academia. His career has focused on providing digital transformation solutions, honing his know-how in government relations, public speaking, and more. Take a look at an overview of Mr. Smith’s previous career experiences.
- Deputy Assistant Director of LESA at ICE (November 2011 – Present)
- Unit Chief of Business Transformation at ICE (November 2008 – February 2011)
- Senior Information Technology Specialist at ICE (July 2007 – November 2008)
- Supervisory Information Technology Specialist at the Department of Treasury (September 2006 – July 2007)
- Senior Consultant at IBM (November 2003 – September 2006)
- Assistant Vice President at SAIC (June 2000 – July 2003)
- Director of Information Systems at Georgetown University (1999 – 2000)
- Senior Systems Network Administrator at Pleasant Company (now Mattel) (1991 – 1996)
Tadgh Smith: Deputy Assistant Director of Law Enforcement Systems and Analysis at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
As the Deputy Assistant Director of Law Enforcement Systems and Analysis at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Tadgh Smith handles strategy development associated with Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). He ensures its operational efficiency and readiness for various missions of the agency.
Mr. Smith manages a budget portfolio of over $100 million to pursue cross-government modernization efforts in operationalized federal biometric information-sharing technologies. These efforts have become one of his significant accomplishments, impacting other homeland security interests, such as national security, law enforcement, and public safety.
Contributions to digital transformation for Homeland Security
Tadgh Smith boasts over three decades of managing large technological investments across government and international markets. It has allowed him to expand his proficiency in digital transformation innovation, which he applied throughout his leadership at ICE as part of the Department of Homeland Security.
Mr. Smith’s organizational development strategies yielded great results beyond the immediate agency that he works for. Aside from DHS’ ICE, multiple agencies across federal, state, and local governments have adopted the budget, litigation, congress, acquisition, HR, IT, and public relations strategies that he led the development of.
Tadgh Smith: Panelist at the 2023 Homeland Security Summit
Tadgh Smith has a speaking engagement at the 2023 Homeland Security Summit, organized by Potomac Officers Club. He assumes the speaker role of a panelist, joining 16 other speakers for the annual summit. Mr Smith’s competencies in homeland security are vital, especially as new challenges and vulnerabilities appear worldwide.
- Paul Courtney, Chief Procurement Officer at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
- Jody Hardin, Executive Director for Planning, Program Analysis and Evaluation at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection
- Shonnie Lyon, Director of Office of Biometric Identity Management at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Pending approval)
- Organizer: Potomac Officers Club
- Date: November 15, 2023, Wednesday (7:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. – ET)
- Location: The Westin Tysons Corner, 7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Virginia 22043
- Sponsors: LMI, SAIC, Oracle Cloud, Capgemini, M9 Solutions, ECS
The 2023 Homeland Security Summit explores the most pressing threats in the United States and various efforts to address them. Amid the rise of other major players, it’s in the U.S.’ best interest to assert dominance over its ever-changing homeland security sector.
With the attendance of respected government leaders, the summit is one of the best occasions to share advancements in homeland security, such as next-generation technologies, asset modernization, and digital transformation, in support of the growing and evolving priorities of the United States.
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