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Randy Iwasaki

Leader, State & Local Transportation, AWS

Randy Iwasaki is the Leader of State and Local Transportation for Amazon Web Services (AWS). In that
position he leads AWS’s data support and analysis services for state and local transportation agencies,
including; artificial intelligence support; use of AWS services in development of new technology in
transportation; data analysis methods for policy and planning analyses; traffic operational support; and
other uses of AWS services by state and local transportation agencies. Prior to joining AWS Randy
served for over 10 years as Executive Director of the Contra Costa Transportation Authority recognized
as one of the most innovative transportation agencies in the United States. He founded GoMentum
Station, the largest secure automated vehicle test facility in the nation. Prior to that he was a 27-year
employee of the California Department of Transportation, where he rose through the ranks to become
Chief Deputy Director from 2004 to 2009 and Director from 2009 to 2010. He is an internationally
recognized leader in transportation research and innovation, and is frequently called upon to speak to
the latest developments in automated and connected vehicle technology development and testing. He
has been on dozens of TRB committees and research panels over the course of his career - serving as the
chair of several of them. He was recently named a senior fellow by UC Berkeley Institute of
Transportation

9.55 - 10.20

April 28th Conference Day One

Executive Panel: Leveraging The Value Integrated Intelligent Infrastructure - Building the Data Economy

Understanding the economic and Social Benefits that  Intelligent Infrastructure will bring.

  • How will Intelligent Infrastructure accelerate economic growth?
  • How will autonomy address labor shortages, enable more efficient supply chains and create more jobs?
  • How will intelligent infrastructure create digital equality? 

Brent Skorup, Snr Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University 

Randy Iwasaki, Transportation Leader, Amazon Web Services