Jason Smith
Jason Smith
Principal Engineer, UL LLC




Jason Smith is currently the Principal Engineer (PDE) for Robotics and Control Systems in

Consumer Technology at UL LLC, based in Northbrook, IL, and has been at UL for 15 years, at

which time Jason also served as UL’s PDE for Functional Safety. Jason has extensive working

knowledge and experience in US, Canadian, and International Functional Safety standards such

as UL 991, UL 1998, IEC/UL 60730-1, IEC 61508, ISO 13849, as well as standards for safety

analyses, hazard analysis, and risk assessment in ISO 12100, IEC 60812, and Systems Theoretic

Process Analysis (STPA). In addition, Jason has worked with robotic safety standards such as

UL 1740, UL 3100, UL 3300, ISO 10218, and ISO 13482. He is presently a member of IEC

Technical Committees TC44, TC65, and TC116 Functional Safety ad hoc group, ISO/TC 299,

IECEE CMC WG32, CSA C22.2 No. 340 for Battery Management Systems, and Enabling Linux

in Safety Applications (ELISA).

Jason holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Northern Illinois University,

and has over 20 years of experience working with software, embedded control systems, and

Functional Safety. When Jason isn’t working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two

daughters, traveling, playing bass guitar in a rock & roll band, and golfing.