Noam on the Move


Interview with Shailen Bhatt of ITS America

Season 1, Ep. 3

On this episode of “Noam on the Move,” host Noam Maital speaks with the President and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) Shailen Bhatt. Shailen divulges what sparked his interest in the transportation and mobility industry, and the two discuss  how new engineering technologies in vehicles are improving safety through avoiding human error. Shailen mentions how success can be managed between public and private entities and defines the 5.9 GHz band for safety messaging between vehicles and the progress in automation. Finally Shailen looks at what he would do with an endless checkbook to improve the entire transportation network.

Prior to ITS America, Shailen worked as the Executive Director for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and as the Cabinet Secretary for the Delaware Department of Transportation and was also a presidential appointee at the U.S. Department of Transit's a portation.

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