2018 SPEAKERS

Hear from the industry's leading figures at SmartTransit.

Jeffrey Knueppel.pngJeff Knueppel
General Manager
SEPTA

Luis Manuel Ramirez.pngLuis Manuel Ramirez
Chief Executive Officer
MBTA

Catherine Rinaldi-1Catherine Rinaldi
President
Metro-North Railroad

Mark Joseph Transdev.pngMark L Joseph
Global Chief Development Officer 
Transdev Group

Lauren Skiver.pngLauren Skiver
Chief Executive Officer
SunLine Transit Agency

Curtis KoleberCurtis Koleber
Chief Executive Officer
Chatham Area Transit

Louwana Olivia
Louwana Oliva

General Manager
Centre Area Transportation Authority

kimberly-williamsKimberly Williams
Chief Innovation Officer
METRO Houston

Mike Helta
Michael Helta
Chief Innovation Officer
Maryland Transit Administration

Torrey Kirby
Torrey Kirby

Chief Information Officer
MARTA

Dyanne Sampson.pngDyanne A Sampson
Vice President of Procurement 
VIA Metropolitan Transit

Vernon Hartsock.pngVernon Hartsock
Chief Engineering Officer
MTA Maryland

Ben BranhamBen Branham
Chief Communications Officer
PANYNJ

Ernest Piper.pngErnest Piper
Chief Mechanical Officer
Keolis Commuter Services


Bien Mai

Bien Mai
System Safety & Assurance Manager, Sound Transit

NTSB logo.pngDavid S. Bucher
Chief - Rail Division 
NTSB

Melissa Rolle-Scott
Melissa Rolle-Scott
MDT Section Chief, Office of Safety and Security, Audit and Compliance
Miami-Dade Transit

Jeff DaviesJeff Davis
Senior Vice President
ITS America

Ankush Karnik

Ankush Karnik
Project Manager
Volanno

Steve Mazur-2

Steve Mazur
Director of Government Business Development
Digi

Joseph Mullin

Joseph Mullin
CTO
Insite Wireless

Robert Padgette

Robert Padgette
Managing Deputy Director
Capitol Corridors Joint Powers Authority

Cristina FonsecaCristina Fonseca
Senior System Safety & Assurance Specialist
Sound Transit

Emily Guill

Emily Guill
Publisher
Mass Transit Magazine

Doug AndersonDoug Anderson
Senior Director, Information Technology
LA Metro

Brian TsukamotoBrian Tsukamoto
Chief, Rail Equipment Branch
Caltrans

Matthew Mitchell

Matthew Mitchell
Senior System Safety & Assurance Specialist
Sound Transit

Nathan Fuller - website
Nathan Fuller

Director, Central Support, Rail Operations
Dallas Area Rapid Transit

Onyinye Akujuo (2)Onyinye Akujuo
Director of Federal Grant Programs
MARTA

WMATA logoGregory Collins
Director of Transit Asset Management
WMATA

Erik JohansenErik Johanson
Director of Innovation
SEPTA

John Anderson Photo
R John Anderson

Deputy General Counsel
Metra Commuter Rail

Brandie LockettBrandie Lockett
Director of Urban Design
METRO Houston

Mike RockMichael J Rock
Acting Director, System Safety and Security
SCRRA

Andy Maxymillian 2Andy Maxymillian
President
GWTCA

Joseph HolmesJoseph Holmes
Director of Sales
Easymile

Mike ArrowMichael M Arrow
Assistant General Manager for Maintenance and Technology
CT Transit

David Estrada
David Estrada
Chief Legal Officer
Bird

Fran BellFranziska Bell
Senior Data Science Manager
Uber

ITS America logo-1.pngJason Goldman
Vice President for External Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement
ITS America

Sabrina Sussman.pngSabrina Sussman
Manager Public Partnerships
Zipcar

Corey Ershow.jpgCorey Ershow
Transportation Policy Manager
Lyft

John RistowJohn Ristow
Deputy Director, Planning and Project Delivery
City of San Jose

Richard Montanez
Richard Montanez

Deputy Streets Commissioner for Transportation
City of Philadelphia

Karen Bakar-1.png
Karen Bakar
Principle Marketing Representative
Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority

Lars Hesselgren.jpgLars Hesselgren 
Director of Research and Senior Associate Partner
PLP Architecture

David Pickeral.pngDavid Pickeral
Entrepreneur and Strategic Advisor

Jim BakerJim Baker
Chief Executive Officer
Xentrans Inc

Alan Tilles-1Alan Tilles
Partner
Shulman Rogers

korea railroad research institute logoYongsoo Song
Senior Researcher
Korea Railroad Research Institute

NEXT Future Transportation.pngSenior representative
Next Future Transportation

David Varner - websiteDavid Varner
Director of Bus Maintenance
MTA Maryland

SOLiD logoSenior representative
SOLiD

Trapeze Asia PacificSenior representative
Trapeze Group

Will Rothery
Will Rothery
Track Specialist
Network Rail


Omer Goldschmidt - websiteOmer Goldschmidt
Head of business development
Optibus

Alfredo Perez Jr. - website
Alfredo Perez Jr.
Principal
Perez Consulting

 

 

 

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