Shaun Smith joined Phillips Edison in 2014 as Chief Information Officer where he oversees the company’s information technology environment to support the company’s business strategy. Previously, Mr. Smith served as Chief Information Officer for The Related Companies where he led a large team of technology staff in developing and implementing technology initiatives to support the company’s overall goals and profitability. Prior to that, Mr. Smith served as Practice Director with Avanade where he was awarded Avanade’s CEO Award, consulted for Unisys, and was an Engineer with the Massachusetts Department of Revenue. Mr. Smith has received multiple awards for his work and leadership, including Realcomm’s 2010 Digie Award for "Best Use of Automation", Realcomm’s 2017 Digie Award for "Best Use of Automation", comSpark’s 2018 Tech Cincinnati Power Players and The Cincinnati Business Courier’s C-Suite Award. Mr. Smith also served in the United States Air Force where he earned the Air Force Accommodation Medal for application development.