Steve Smith is the director of learning for Capita Managed IT Solutions. Steve is widely recognised as an evangelist for the role of technology in leadership, management, administration, learning and teaching - with a strong sense of realism in respect of what can be achieved. After graduating in Industrial Chemistry, Steve entered teaching in 1976, ultimately becoming a Deputy Head. He managed a Technology College as well as School Centred Initial Teacher Training. Steve joined the IT industry in 1995.