Applied Software, a leading systems integrator to the AEC, construction and manufacturing industries, today announced that Clay Smith has joined the company as its chief operating officer. Smith offers nearly two decades of executive experience leading manufacturing, sales, engineering and software development organizations from start-up through high-growth transitions.
Prior to joining Applied Software, Smith was vice president, BEM Software Solutions, at Southwire, Inc.
“With his excellent track record of leading high-growth construction industry companies, Clay is uniquely qualified to help guide our next phase of growth and is a welcome addition to our executive team,” said Richard Burroughs, president of Applied Software. “Clay has guided companies in aggressively seeking continuous improvement and successfully leveraging new business opportunities presented as part of the changing nature of the construction industry.”
Smith is a former U.S. Army Aviation Officer and holds a bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.