Outstanding Young Owls

College of Engineering and Computer Science Recipient

Jeremy Rodgers, B.S.C.E. ’01, M.S. ’04
Rodgers works in IBM CIOLab (Security Innovations) under the IBM Office of the CIO, where he leads technical teams to focus on next generation computer security challenges. He is an active Information Warfare Officer in the U.S Navy Reserve as well as a member of the Boca Raton City Council.

Ricardo Smith, B.S.E.E. ’00
Smith is lead electrical engineer at Blackberry Limited in Sunrise, where he is responsible for audio hardware design implementation, prototype evaluation, certification and production of Blackberry smartphone products. Throughout his career in telecommunications, Smith has successfully launched various Blackberry and Motorola mobile phone products to market.