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Darren K. Smith

Darren K. Smith

Computer Systems Manager

Office of the Texas State Chemist
(979) 845 1121


Darren serves as the Computer Systems Manager and is responsible for IT operations at the OTSC including the support of all software applications, network infrastructure, and computer and communication systems. Prior to joining this office, Darren was a Senior IT Lead for incident and change management at the Home Depot. While at Schlumberger he developed a software development kit for working with Smart Cards with cryptographic functions. Darren has 15 years of IT and software development experience. Darren obtained his MS in Computer Information Systems at Boston University and his BA at Texas A&M University.