Josh Smith is the Director of Tactical Advancements for the Next Generation (TANG), a diverse team of problem solversthat tackle mission-focused, human-centered National Security challenges through design and systems thinking.At JHU/APL, Josh is the TANG Program Manager and a member of the Principal Professional Staff.
Before joining APL, he was a submarine officer in the US Navy. His tours included the USS City of Corpus Christi (SSN-705) in Guam and the Submarine Learning Center detachment San Diego, CA. Josh studied at the United States Naval Academy, where he earned a B.S. in Systems Engineering. Upon receiving his officer commission, Josh reported to the Nuclear Power training pipeline in Charleston, S.C. He received a Master in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University while in the Navy.