Rory Smith has over 45 years of experience in all aspects of the lift industry including sales, installation, maintenance, manufacturing, engineering, research & development.  He has worked for ThyssenKrupp Elevator for the last 20 years.  Prior to becoming involved in ThyssenKrupp’s Internet of Things, he was Operations Director, ThyssenKrupp Elevator Middle East.

His scientific interests include, operations management, high rise - high speed technology, ride quality, traffic analysis, dispatching.  To date he has been awarded numerous patents in these areas and has many pending patents.