Jason Smith is currently the Principal Engineer for Robots and Control Systems at UL Solutions, based in Northbrook, IL USA. Jason has been at UL for 17 years, during which time he previously served as UL’s Principal Engineer for Functional Safety. Jason has extensive working knowledge of robot safety standards such as UL 1740, UL 3100, UL 3300, ISO 10218, and ISO 13482. He additionally has extensive experience in US, Canadian, and International Functional Safety standards such as UL 991, UL 1998, UL 4600, CSA C22.2 No. 0.8, IEC/UL 60730-1, IEC 61508, IEC 62061, and ISO 13849. He is presently a member of technical committees IEC TC 65 and IEC TC 116 (Functional Safety ad hoc group), ISO TC 299 (WG2 – service robots), CSA C22.2 No. 340 (Battery Management Systems), and Enabling Linux in Safety Applications (ELISA). Jason has 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.