Arthur Pazdan - Deputy VC of Communication

Arthur Pazdan - Deputy VC of Communication has written 15 posts for Young Professionals in Transportation

YPT Innovator Series — The Power of Where and When with AirSage

Today we talk to AirSage’s Matthew Martimo, VP of R&D.  Matthew is an accomplished R&D executive and respected thought leader in the rapidly evolving big data and predictive analytics sectors with nine years of experience driving high-tech product development and revenue goals.  We talk to Matthew about how AirSage’s innovative wireless signaling analytics has changed the transportation … Continue reading

YPT Innovator Series — Ship Anything, Anytime, Anywhere with uShip

 Today we talk to uShip’s Timur Eligulashvili, VP of Commercial Products.  Timur has over 10 years of experience in the transportation logistics industry.  Before uShip he held several roles in logistics including analyst, sales, product manager, and even company founder.  We talk to Timur about how uShip’s innovative marketplace has changed the logistics industry, the current … Continue reading

YPT Innovator Series — Coming Soon!

Over the next few months we’ll be bringing you interviews with people doing innovative things in transportation.  If there are organizations you’d like to be highlighted in our series, please drop me a line.  Or better yet, if you are someone contributing to innovation in transportation, share your story.   Arthur Pazdan is a transportation … Continue reading

YPT Mentor Interviews – TRB Executive Director, Robert E. Skinner, Jr.

Most of our YPT friends and members should be familiar with the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies. Our guest today, Robert Skinner, has been the Executive Director of TRB since 1994. Mr. Skinner graciously gave us his time and insights into the challenges of championing transportation research for twenty years in a … Continue reading

YPT Mentor Interviews – Kevin Burke, Local Policy and Technology Engineer, IDOT

This week’s interview in YPT’s “Better Know a Director” series is with Kevin Burke, Local Policy & Technology Engineer, of the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).  Kevin is a national expert in transportation policy and technology, having come to the field with an unconventional background. AP: You have an interesting job at IDOT.  Can you … Continue reading

A Blockbuster YPT Mentor Interview! – Randy Iwasaki, Executive Director of the CCTA, Talks To YPT about Star Trek, Goats, and Innovation

This week we have the distinct pleasure of bringing our loyal YPT readers a conversation with Randell “Randy” Iwasaki, the Executive Director of the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA). Iwasaki was appointed by the CCTA Board on April 16, 2010. CCTA administers a one-half percent sales tax program. The 1988 “Measure C” program consists of … Continue reading

YPT Mentor Interviews – Debra Johnson, Deputy COO of LA Metro, Talks to YPT

YPT National is pleased to present another installment in our YPT Mentor Interview series.  This week we talk to Debra A. Johnson, Deputy COO for the LA Metro.  Debra has more than 20 years of diverse experience in the transportation industry. Ms. Johnson began her unconventional transportation career as a public participation specialist working in … Continue reading

YPT Mentor Interviews – Catherine Kibble of IDOT Talks to YPT

We here at YPT National are excited to bring our loyal readers the first in a series of interviews with transportation executives.  These consummate experts have served our community as mentors to countless young professionals in transportation, before there even was a YPT.  The first interview in our series is with Catherine Kibble, Design Consultant … Continue reading

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