Norman Smith

Executive VP of Engineering
President of Enchanted Rock Operations, LLC

Norman Smith joined Enchanted Rock in 2018, bringing expertise in project management, new product development, and critical-service systems management. Norm is responsible for market operations, environmental compliance, and operations & maintenance.

Smith is an experienced leader, engineer, and entrepreneur with 30 years of experience launching critical technology products for manned space exploration, subsea oil field drilling and development, and electric power grid reliability. Prior to joining Enchanted Rock, Smith was a Program and Product Manager at Oceaneering, Deputy Manager at NASA, and Vice President Product Development at Intuitive Machines. Smith also founded and lead a successful project management consulting firm serving both government and commercial clients for 12 years. Smith holds 3 patents and is the author of “Got Progress?” a book about the people skills required for leading project teams.

Smith received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. He holds patents in remote system robotics and re-usable rocket propulsion.