Jason Smith

ASLAN Training and Development / Virtual East

After graduating from the US Air Force Academy, Jason excelled at organization leadership as an Air Force Officer, managing multiple simultaneous projects and managing the daily operations of hundreds of individuals and millions of dollars in specialized equipment.  After leaving the military unexpectedly for medical reasons, Jason broadened his industry experience as a manufacturing process engineer at General Electric.

​Jason’s Enterprise Sales career began with Red Hat Software as a new business development rep in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.  Since then he has driven sales and developed business development plans for IBM and Fiserv, where the strategies he designed and executed consistently yielded revenue attainment in excess of 300% of target while creating multiple loyal reference clients for his companies. 

He founded CIGRIE, LLC in 2016 as an alternative to traditional strategic consulting for small businesses in Atlanta.  In 2018 CIGRIE was selected as an affiliate of ASLAN Training & Development, to deliver their 23-year training curriculum to major Enterprises globally for companies like, SolarWinds, KVH, FLIR, and American Airlines.

Jason Serves as a City Leader for Bunker Labs, a national non-profit supporting veteran entrepreneurs.  For the past 3 years, Jason has also served as an Associate Instructor for the Atlanta Chapter of FourBlock, providing career transition training for veterans in and leaving higher education.

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