Cheryl L. Shavers currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Global Smarts, Inc. an advisory services and strategy firm.
In this role, Shavers consults small and established businesses as well as government agencies on managing growth opportunities and the innovative process. Between 1999 and 2001, Shavers served as the Undersecretary of Commerce for Technology at the U.S. Department of Commerce, where she oversaw the Office of Technology Policy and the Technology Administration.
Shavers also oversaw the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the National Technical Information Service and the Office of Space Commercialization. Shavers was one of the highest-ranking technologists in the Clinton Administration at the time.