Stephanie Smith

Manager of Outdoor Water Quality Product Segment

YSI a Xylem Brand

Dr. Smith is an experienced manager, scientist and entrepreneur whose professional training in microbiology and biochemistry has been the foundation for a career that has spanned academia, contract research, and industry.  Her diverse technical background is most often defined by her work in the field of harmful algal blooms and toxic algae, which has served as a platform for her understanding of water quality and scarcity.  Today Dr. Smith manages the Outdoor Water Quality Product Segment for Yellow Springs Instruments (YSI), a Xylem, Inc. brand.   She takes great pride in managing this industry-leading line of water quality monitoring instruments, and enjoys operating at the interface of commercial strategy, research and development, marketing, and policy.