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Booz Allen’s Kathleen Featheringham on AI Adoption in Transportation Sector

Kathleen Featheringham Director of AI Strategy Booz Allen Hamilton

Kathleen Featheringham, director of artificial intelligence strategy at Booz Allen Hamilton, predicts the transportation sector will witness a paradigm shift as the industry advances its adoption of AI and believes federal agencies should prepare for such a major change by having an AI vision that includes all aspects of the organization. “Second, it's important to have an open meaningful conversation about the right applications for AI and the outcomes that are hoped to be achieved, ensuring that they are ethical auditable sustainable and reliable,“ Featheringham said.

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Parsons President, COO Carey Smith Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Company Growth; Tech Innovation for Federal Workforce, U.S. Warfighters

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Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Carey Smith, president and chief operating officer for Parsons, as an inductee into this year“™s Wash100 Award selection that annually recognizes the elite leaders in across the federal and government sectors for the eighth consecutive year. This marks the third Wash100 Award win for Smith.

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AECOM Names Andrew Liu as SVP, Growth Director for Transportation Business in US West Region

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AECOM has appointed Andrew Liu as senior vice president and director of growth for the company's U.S. West region transportation business, where he will work to lead growth for the segment. “We are pleased to have Andrew return to AECOM and help lead our transportation strategy and growth,“ said Travis Boone, regional chief executive for AECOM's U.S. West region.

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AECOM Appoints New Chief Execs to Global Transportation, Program Management Businesses

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AECOM has appointed Jennifer Aument as chief executive of the company's global transportation segment and Drew Jeter as chief executive of its global program management business. Aument's appointment will take effect April 5 and Jeter's selection will begin on Jan. 25. "These appointments complement a diverse Executive Leadership Team advancing our Think and Act Globally strategy,'' said Troy Rudd, AECOM's CEO. 

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NVIDIA's Anthony Robbins: Executive Order Calls for Government to Take Leadership Role in AI Efforts

Anthony Robbins, vice president for the North American public sector at NVIDIA, said the new White House executive order on artificial intelligence seeks to recognize the capability of AI and the government's role in advancing AI adoption to ensure the security and prosperity of citizens. Robbins wrote in a Nextgov article published Thursday how AI could help improve health care, cybersecurity, transportation, disaster relief, defense system sustainment efforts and other initiatives in the public sector.
 

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Charles River Analytics Scientist Highlights FHWA-Funded Motorcyclist Safety Tech Project

Michael Jenkins, senior scientist at Charles River Analytics, discussed the company’s efforts to develop an augmented reality display through a Federal Highway Administration-funded project aimed at hazard awareness for motorcyclists. He delivered a presentation about the BARRACUDA initiative at the third-annual meeting of the FHWA’s Motorcyclist Advisory Council last month, …

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AECOM, ARTBA Partner to Facilitate Safer Transportation Infrastructures; Matt Cummings Comments

Los Angeles, Calif.-based firm AECOM has agreed to support the American Road and Transportation Builders Association in boosting its efforts in developing and managing safer transportation sites. The engineering company said Thursday the agreement involves education and certification of AECOM employees which will result in earning the American National Standards …

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